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Mushroom compound may be an alternative treatment to traditional antidepressants

April 15, 2021

An active compound found in the Psilocybe cyanescens mushrooms, called psilocybin, appears to be as effective as a leading antidepressant medication in a therapeutic setting, according to researchers at the Centre for Psychedelic Research at Imperial College London. The researchers compared two sessions of psilocybin therapy with a six-week course of a leading antidepressant (a […]

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