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Grinspoon, 2001. Social Research 68(3):677-695

Psychadelics as Catalysts of Insight-Oriented Psychotherapy
Lester Grinspoon , Rick Doblin

Social Research: An International Quarterly
Altered States of Consciousness
Arien Mack, Editor

Volume 68, No. 3 (Fall 2001): 677-695

ABSTRACT: The article presents a study on psychedelic amphetamine MDMA as a catalyst of insight-oriented psychotherapy. Psychedelic drugs which invite self-disclosure and self-exploration are believed to enhance psychotherapeutic processes, by fortifying the therapeutic alliance and facilitating abreaction, catharsis, understanding, acceptance, and forgiveness. Psychedelics are synthetic and natural drugs which include the varieties of mescaline, psilocybin, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), alkaloids, and others.
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