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Psychopharmacology and Psychiatry Updates

Jun 19, 2019

  • Psychedelics mimic serotonin and work as 5-HT2A agonists in the brain. They stimulate receptors largely localized in the association cortex.
  • MDMA can help patients with PTSD by damping down emotional responses and so allowing processing of traumatic memories.
  • In patients with treatment-resistant depression,...