Psychedelics and Bipolar

Psychedelics and bipolar is one of the 'psychedelics and ...' topics that we're currently making a page for. At this moment you can find all papers (in our database) on this topic below.

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Bipolar Research

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Papers

In our literature study we came across the following studies of note. Browse the meta, review, commentary articles for an overview. Check out the individual studies for specific experiments and observations.

Mania following use of ibogaine: A case series

2015| Koek, R. J., Kopelowicz, A., Marta, C. J., Ryan, W. C.

This case report (n=3) examines patients who developed manic symptoms and diagnosed with Bipolar-I disorder in response to ibogaine use. None of the patients had a prior diagnosis or family history of bipolar disorder, but all of them were poly-drug users or recovering from addiction. Manic symptoms which often included grand delusions that lasted up to two weeks after using ibogaine.

Switch to mania after ayahuasca consumption in a man with bipolar disorder: a case report

2015| Smith, J. M., Szmulewicz, A. G., Valerio, M. P.

This case report describes the clinical profile of a man from Argentina with a family history of bipolar disorder who participated in a four-day Ayahuasca ceremony that led to the eruption of a hypomanic episode two days after, consisting of mystical and paranoid delusional ideas, auditory hallucinations, racing thoughts, disorganized behavior, elevated energy, and manic euphoria. Given that the remission of psychotic symptoms was immediately followed by an onset of depressive symptoms, the authors theorize that antidepressant effects of harmine may have occasioned the manic shift of his bipolar disorder.

Replication of Ketamine’s Antidepressant Efficacy in Bipolar Depression: A Randomized Controlled Add-On Trial

2012| Brutsche, N. E., Cravchik, A., Diazgranados, N., Franco-Chaves, J., Ibrahim, L., Liberty, V., Luckenbaugh, D. A., Marquardt, C. A., Selter, J., Zarate, C. A.

This double-blind, randomized, crossover, placebo-controlled replication study (n=15) investigated the effects of ketamine (35mg) on patients with treatment-resistant bipolar depression, and found rapid improvements of depressive symptoms, suicidal ideation, and subjective well-being within 40 minutes after infusion and up to 3 days after.

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