Link:

http://time.com/4586702/magic-mushrooms-psilocybin-depression/?xid=homepage

By Alexandra Sifferlin

December 1, 2016

 

Tripping on magic mushrooms may come with some mental health benefits. On

Thursday, two separate studies found impressive effects of the psychedelic

drug psilocybin on people with cancer. They found that the drug

substantially reduced feelings of depression and anxiety, and the effects

from a single dose lasted for six months.