Depression and Ayahuasca

Scientific Articles

Ayahuasca as Antidepressant?
Brian T. Anderson, Psychedelics and Styles of Reasoning in Psychiatry
Anthropology of Consciousness (Spring 2012, Abstract)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1556-3537.2012.01056.x/abstract

The therapeutic potential of harmine and ayahuasca in depression: Evidence from exploratory animal and human studies
Flavia de Lima Osório et al. The Ethnopharmacology of Ayahuasca (2011)
https://www.iceers.org/docs/science/ayahuasca/Rafael_Guimares_The%20Ethnopharmacology_of_Ayahuasca/EthnopharmAyahuasca_Chapter5.pdf

Vine of the Soul: A Phenomenological Study of Ayahuasca and Its Effect Upon Depression
Lisa PalladinoPacifica Graduate Institute (2009)
http://www.neip.info/upd_blob/0000/996.pdf

Reassessing the cultural and psychopharmacological significance of Banisteriopsis caapi: Preparation, classification and use among the Piaroa of Southern Venezuela
Rodd R., Journal of Psychoactive Drugs (2008)
Department of Anthropology, Archaeology and Sociology, James Cook University
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19004422

MAOI Contraindications
Alfred Savinelli, John H. Halpern, MD. (1995)
http://www.maps.org/news-letters/v06n1/06158mao.html

Dream drug or demon brew?
Lisa Melton, New Scientist (2004)
http://www.biped.org.uk/documents/Demondrug.pdf

Platelet serotonin uptake sites increased in drinkers of ayahuasca
James C. Callaway, Mauno M. Airaksinen, Dennis J. McKenna, Glacus S. Brito, Charles S. Grob
Psychopharmacology (1994)
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF02245347#page-1

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Internet Links

Ayahuasca: A New Approach to Western Medicine
Jeff Roberts, Collective Evolution (2013)
http://www.collective-evolution.com/2013/03/07/ayahuasca-a-new-approach-to-western-medicine/

Hallucinogenic Ayahuasca Might Treat Depression
Alexandra Ossola, Popular Science (2015)
http://www.popsci.com/hallucinogenic-ayahuasca-could-be-used-treat-depression

AyahuascaNeurogenesis and Depression
Daniel Mirante (2008)
http://www.ayahuasca.com/spirit/ayahuasca-neurogenesis-and-depression/

The Ayahuasca Effect: The world’s most powerful antidepressant and psychotherapeutic agent may be a natural herbal tea
Kirby Surprise, Psy.D. (2008)
http://www.matrixmasters.com/blog/2007/01/ayahuasca-effect-worlds-most-powerful.html

Ayahuasca Can Cure Depression 
Ryan Michael (2010)
http://ayahuasca272.blogspot.com/2010/04/ayahuasca-can-cure-depression.html

Ayahuasca: powerful Amazonian hallucinogen may permanently cure depression
http://www.reddit.com/r/cogsci/comments/6qwo1/ayahuasca_powerful_amazonian_hallucinagen_may/

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Research Categories

PTSD and Ayahuasca
Drugs and Alcohol Addiction
Anxiety and Ayahuasca
Mental Health and Ayahuasca
General Health and Well-being and Ayahuasca
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