The need for publicly funded research on therapeutic use of psychedelic drugs

This perspective paper (2021) advocates the need for public funding of independent evaluations of the efficacy of psychedelic drugs, given that current research efforts spurred by private philanthropic interests may propel a widespread use of psychedelics and demands to implement them as a first-line treatment, ahead of the evidence on their safety, efficacy, and long-term effects.

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Author: Wayne Hall

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The need for publicly funded research on therapeutic use of psychedelic drugs

https://doi.org/10.1002/wps.20847

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World Psychiatry
May 18, 2021
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