Posts Tagged ‘psychiatry’

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Las Vegas Strip shooter prescribed anti-anxiety drug in June

Records from the Nevada Prescription Monitoring Program obtained Tuesday show Paddock was prescribed 50 10-milligram diazepam tablets by Henderson physician Dr. Steven Winkler on June 21.

A woman who answered the phone at Winkler’s office would not make him available to answer questions and would neither confirm nor deny that Paddock was ever a patient.

Paddock purchased the drug — its brand name is Valium

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The beautiful and tenacious Amber Lyon investigates the healing power and history of MDMA, psilocybin, LSD and others.

 

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With the depraved warmongers and terrorists of the world (usually the same people) traumatizing more and more minds, this may be important news…

Science Daily:

Study Reveals How Ecstasy Acts On Brain, Hints at Therapeutic Uses

“MDMA also increased communication between the amygdala and the hippocampus. Studies on patients with PTSD have found a reduction in communication between these areas.”

“The findings suggest possible clinical uses of MDMA in treating anxiety and PTSD, but we need to be careful about drawing too many conclusions from a study in healthy volunteers. We would have to do studies in patients to see if we find the same effects.”

 

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Peruse this list from the 1800s of psychiatric offenses that could get you committed to the nut house.

Then have a look at how shrinks operate today…

 

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Reuters

“If we adopted a more rational approach to drug regulation, it would empower researchers to make advances in the study of consciousness and brain mechanisms of psychosis, and could lead to major treatment innovations in areas such as depression and PTSD,” [the unfortunately named Dr.] Nutt said.

Nutt was sacked as a government adviser in 2009 after publicly criticizing the government for ignoring scientific advice on cannabis and ecstasy. He has conducted a small human trial using psilocybin, the psychedelic ingredient in magic mushrooms.

His study, using volunteers, suggested the drug had the potential to alleviate severe forms of depression in people who did not respond to other treatments”