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Psychedelic drugs could treat depression and other mental illnesses, according to a new study

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Psychedelic drugs can change the structures of neurons in the human brain, according to a recent study.
Neuronal structure impacts how the brain is wired and how we feel, think, and behave.
Depression is not simply the result of a "chemical imbalance," it also involves structural changes in key neural circuits that regulate emotion, anxiety, memory, and reward.
It's possible that these drugs can make long-lasting changes on brain function and could be used to repair circuits that are damaged in mood and anxiety disorders.
It seems that psychedelics do more than simply alter perception...
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