by NuminusAug 17, 2021
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In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison talk about the relationship between psychedelics and psychosis and discuss the abuse potential of ketamine. They cover the following topics:
(0:51) Should we be worried that psychedelics will cause or exacerbate psychosis?
(4:00) Psychedelic research is getting more comfortable studying psychedelic treatment for certain psychotic conditions
(5:00) Differing views on the nature and needs of a psychotic episode from an ayahuasca ceremony
(7:25) Ketamine treatment for dissociative identity disorder
(9:38) More research is needed so that we can adeptly apply appropriate psychedelic therapy protocols for serious mental illness.
(10:20) The entropic brain theory of mental illness
(13:50) The abuse potential of ketamine
(16:22) Is ketamine addictive?
(19:17) Is ketamine ANTI-addictive?
(22:35) The 3 pillars of ketamine treatment
(24:30) Is ketamine safe for long-term use?
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