Psychedelics may be able to treat these 11 mental-health conditions

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In the 1950s and 1960s, psychedelics showed promise as treatments for conditions like alcoholism, but the criminalization of psilocybin (the psychoactive substance in magic mushrooms) and LSD put research on hold.

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In recent years, calls for formal research to explore whether these substances can treat brain conditions have grown — and researchers are answering the calls.