Cancer patients with suicidal ideations saw substantial and long-lasting improvements in wellbeing after psilocybin-assisted therapy

Psilocybin May Reduce Suicidal Thoughts in Terminally Ill Patients, Suggests New Study

A recent NYU study found that psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy significantly reduced suicidal ideation in advanced cancer patients. Patients saw improvements in existential distress as early as 8 hours after the first dose, and the positive effects lasted over 6 months after the second dose.

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