Read up on treatment resistant depression and psilocybin assisted psychotherapy.
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This 2018 peer-reviewed research paper demonstrates people suffering from unipolar treatment resistant depression may find relief in psychologically supported psilocybin treatment. Article discusses the limits and opportunities for continued research.
Twenty patients with severe, unipolar, treatment-resistant major depression received two oral doses of psilocybin in a supportive setting. Depressive symptoms were assessed from 1 week to 6 months post-treatment with some reports of well being lasting up to 6 months after the administration of psilocybin.
Explores the psilocybin's therapeutic mechanisms related to cerebral blood flow, blood oxygen level resting-sate functional connectivity as measured by magnetic resonance imaging before and after treatment for treatment-resistant depression.