Mental health

A Systematic Study of Microdosing Psychedelics

In these two studies, 98 microdosers were asked about how they value their mood, attention, wellbeing, mystical experiences, personality, creativity, and sense of agency. They showed a limited improvement on dosing days, but there was limited evidence of residual effects on following days. Participants also reported reductions in depression and stress, lower levels of distractibility, increased ability …

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The Benefits and Drawbacks of Microdosing Psychedelics

CBC reported on in this article: A group of Canadian researchers is hoping to change that with new data that begins to shed light on how and why people microdose, and what they say are its effects and drawbacks. The team targeted microdosing communities on Reddit and other social media channels with an anonymous online …

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Microdosing LSD & Psilocybin and its effects on the mental health

Anisha Larsson, a Swedish Psychology student at Uppsala University in Sweden performed a survey based study to investigate the effects and adverse effects on mental health of micro-dosing LSD and Psilocybin. Mental health This study is the first to incorporate the aspect of (self) diagnosed mental conditions amongst microdosers. Her survey results are the first data since …

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Microdosing Psychedelics: Personality, mental health, and creativity differences in microdosers

Abstract Microdosing psychedelics – the regular consumption of small amounts of psychedelic substances such as LSD or psilocybin – is a growing trend in popular culture. Recent studies on full-dose psychedelic psychotherapy reveal promising benefits for mental well-being, especially for depression and end-of-life anxiety. While full-dose therapies include perception-distorting properties, microdosing may provide complementary clinical …

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Powerful substances in tiny amounts

Aims: This article presents a qualitative interview study of people who microdose with psychedelic drugs, which means that the user takes about one tenth of an ordinary recreational dose. Design: Respondents (n = 21) were recruited at several Internet fora for individual interviews via private messaging. Every participant was male, and the median respondent was …

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