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A One-Dose Psychedelic Fix for Addiction?

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Abstract

A drug that mimics ibogaine, a hallucinogen used underground for decades as an antiaddiction agent, is now being tested in clinical trials

The psychedelic drug ibogaine is known for two things: its reputation in some circles as a panacea for addiction and the visceral hallucinations it induces. Positive anecdotes abound from people who have sought out the illegal drug at underground clinics.

Jacobson, R. (2017). A One-Dose Psychedelic Fix for Addiction?. Scientific American Mind, 28(1), 10-11. 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0117-10

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