Drug and Alcohol Addiction and Ayahuasca

Scientific Articles

Ayahuasca-Assisted Therapy for Addiction: Results from a Preliminary Observational Study in Canada
Gerald Thomas, Philippe Lucas, N. Rielle Capler, Kenneth W. Tupper and Gina Martin (2013)
http://www.maps.org/research-archive/ayahuasca/Thomas_et_al_CDAR.pdf

Alternative and traditional medicine approaches for substance abuse programs: a shamanic perspective
Michael Winkelman, International Journey of Drug Policy (2001)
http://www.public.asu.edu/~atmxw/substanceabusesham.pdf

The Use of Amazonian Shamanism to Rehabilitate Drug Addicts
Dr. Jacques Mabit, Dr. Rosa Giove, Joaquin Vega
Yearbook of Cross-Cultural Medicine and Psychotherapy (1996)
http://www.takiwasi.com/docs/arti_ing/use_amazonian_shamanism.pdf

Ayahuasca in the Treatment of Addictions
Dr. Jacques Mabit, Psychedelic Medicine (Vol. 2, 2007)
New Evidence for Hallucinogenic Substances as Treatments
http://www.takiwasi.com/docs/arti_ing/ayahuasca_in_treatment_addictions.pdf

Reflections on Ayahuasca from a Therapeutic Perspective
Jacques Mabit, Jose Campos, Julio Arce – Takiwasi
http://www.takiwasi.com/docs/arti_ing/reflections_on_ayahuasca_from_a_therapeutic_perspective.pdf

Plant Hallucinogens: Springboards for Psychotherapeutic Drug Discovery
Dennis McKenna (1996)
http://fii.fi.tartu.ee/~helle/kool/AYA/Aya/McKenna1996.pdf

Hallucinogens and Redemption
Marlene Dobkin de Rios, Charles Grob and John Baker. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, Jul-Sep 2002.
https://wiki.dmt-nexus.me/w/images/b/ba/Hallucinogens_and_redemption.pdf

Research on psychedelics moves into the mainstream
Kelly Morris, The Lancet (Vol. 371, Issue 9623, Pages 1491 – 1492, 3 May 2008)
http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(08)60638-8/fulltext

The Use of Hallucinogens in the Treatment of Addiction
John H. Halpern, Addiction Research (Vol.4(2):177-189, 1996)
http://www.erowid.org/references/refs_view.php?A=ShowDoc1&ID=6646

Hallucinogens: An Update
John H. Halpern, MD. (2003)
http://www.erowid.org/references/refs_view.php?A=ShowDoc1&ID=6224

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Internet Links

Renowned Doctor Gabor Mate on Psychedelics and Unlocking the Unconscious, From Cancer to Addiction
Gabor Mate (2013)
http://www.alternet.org/drugs/gabor-mate-ayahuasca-maps-conference-2013

Blending Traditions – Using Indigenous Medicinal Knowledge to Treat Drug Addiction
Jacques Mabit, M.D. (2009)
http://www.ayahuasca.com/science/psychology-psychiatry/blending-traditions-using-indigenous-medicinal-knowledge-to-treat-drug-addiction/

A Psychotherapeutic View on the Therapeutic Effects of Ritual Ayahuasca Use in the Treatment of Addiction
Anja Loizaga-Velder (2013)
http://www.maps.org/news-letters/v23n1/v23n1_p36-40.pdf

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

Sacred Medicine Profane Laws
Farrah Sharpe – Blog (2015)
http://farrahsharpe.com/tag/sacred-medicine/

Takiwasi: Ayahuasca and Shamanism in Addiction Therapy
Michel Mabit, MAPS Newsletter (Volume 6 Number 3, Summer 1996)
http://www.maps.org/news-letters/v06n3/06324aya.html

Peruvian Vine Could Yield Addiction Treatment Meds
http://www.drugfree.org/join-together/peruvian-vine-could-yield-addiction-treatment-meds/

Ayahuasca: Sacred Tea from the Amazon
Jeremiah Creedon, Utne Reader (2001)
http://www.utne.com/community/ayahuasca.aspx

The Power to Heal
Jessica Fromm, Metro Santa Cruz (4/21/10)
http://www.metrosantacruz.com/metro-santa-cruz/04.21.10/feature-1016.html

Ayahuasca: Can psychotropic drugs play a role in spiritual recovery from addiction?
http://addictionblog.org/body/ayahuasca-can-psychotropic-drugs-play-a-role-in-spiritual-recovery-from-addiction/

Psychedelics Could Treat Addiction Says Vancouver Official
Danielle Egan (2006)
http://thetyee.ca/News/2006/08/09/Psychedelics/

Potent Jungle Vine Brew Has Potential to Treat Addiction
Erika Celeste (2010)
http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/health/Potent-Jungle-Vine-Brew-Has-Potential-to-Treat-Addiction-88923322.html

The House that Sings: The Therapeutic Use of Icaros at Takiwasi
Susana Bustos, Shaman’s Drum (2006)
http://www.roamingthemind.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2007/06/shamans_drum_73.pdf

Clinical Trials Indicate Value of Herbal Medicines
Kenneth J. Bender, Psychiatric Times (Dec. 1998 – Vol. XV – Issue 12)
http://bluehoney.org/2009/12/09/clinical-trials-indicate-value-of-herbal-medicines/

Alternative Medicine
Michael Winkelman
http://michaelwinkelman.com/alternative-medicine/

Safety and neurochemical effects of ayahuasca in healthy adults: Phase I and II studies
Leanna Standish, ND, PhD (study proposal)
http://www.ayahuasca.com/science/important-new-research-project-about-ayahuasca-in-the-usa/

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Research Categories

PTSD and Ayahuasca
Anxiety and Ayahuasca
Depression and Ayahuasca
Mental Health and Ayahuasca
General Health and Well-being and Ayahuasca
General Information on Ayahuasca

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