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The Resource How to change your mind : what the new science of psychedelics teaches us about consciousness, dying, addiction, depression, and transcendence, Michael Pollan

How to change your mind : what the new science of psychedelics teaches us about consciousness, dying, addiction, depression, and transcendence, Michael Pollan

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How to change your mind : what the new science of psychedelics teaches us about consciousness, dying, addiction, depression, and transcendence
Title
How to change your mind
Title remainder
what the new science of psychedelics teaches us about consciousness, dying, addiction, depression, and transcendence
Statement of responsibility
Michael Pollan
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
When Michael Pollan set out to research how LSD and psilocybin (the active ingredient in magic mushrooms) are being used to provide relief to people suffering from difficult-to-treat conditions such as depression, addiction and anxiety, he did not intend to write his most personal book. But upon discovering how these remarkable substances are improving the lives not only of the mentally ill but also of healthy people coming to grips with the challenges of everyday life, he decided to explore the landscape of the mind in the first person as well as the third. Thus began an adventure into various altered states of consciousness, along with a dive deep into both the latest brain science and the thriving underground community of psychedelic therapists. Pollan sifts the historical record to separate the truth about these mysterious drugs from the myths that have surrounded them since the 1960s, when a handful of psychedelic evangelists inadvertently catalyzed a powerful backlash against what was then a promising field of research
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pollan, Michael
Dewey number
615.7/883
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RM324.8
LC item number
.P65 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
QV 77.7
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pollan, Michael
  • Hallucinogenic drugs
  • Hallucinogenic drugs
  • Hallucinogenic drugs
  • Hallucinogenic drugs
  • Psychotherapy patients
  • Mental illness
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How to change your mind : what the new science of psychedelics teaches us about consciousness, dying, addiction, depression, and transcendence, Michael Pollan
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-446) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: A new door -- A renaissance -- Natural history : bemushroomed ; Coda -- History : the first wave. The promise ; The crack-up ; Coda -- Travelogue : journeying underground. Trip one : LSD ; Trip two : psilocybin ; Trip three : 5-MeO-DMT (or, the toad) -- The neuroscience : your brain on psychedelics -- The trip treatment : psychedelics in psychotherapy. One : dying ; Two : addiction ; Three : depression ; Coda : going to meet my default mode network -- Epilogue: In praise of neural diversity
Control code
on1006811060
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 465 pages
Isbn
9781594204227
Lccn
2018006190
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1006811060
Label
How to change your mind : what the new science of psychedelics teaches us about consciousness, dying, addiction, depression, and transcendence, Michael Pollan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-446) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: A new door -- A renaissance -- Natural history : bemushroomed ; Coda -- History : the first wave. The promise ; The crack-up ; Coda -- Travelogue : journeying underground. Trip one : LSD ; Trip two : psilocybin ; Trip three : 5-MeO-DMT (or, the toad) -- The neuroscience : your brain on psychedelics -- The trip treatment : psychedelics in psychotherapy. One : dying ; Two : addiction ; Three : depression ; Coda : going to meet my default mode network -- Epilogue: In praise of neural diversity
Control code
on1006811060
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 465 pages
Isbn
9781594204227
Lccn
2018006190
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1006811060

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