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Game Triggers Auditory Hallucinations in Mice and People
auditory hallucinations
Mental Health
Game Triggers Auditory Hallucinations in Mice and People
An experimental game that triggers auditory hallucinations in both mice and humans could lead to new treatments for schizophrenia.
April 11, 2021

An experimental game that triggers auditory hallucinations in both mice and humans could lead to new treatments for schizophrenia.

Dope Science
Oral Ketamine Treatment Reduced Suicidal Thoughts: Pilot Study
oral ketamine treatment
Dope Science
Oral Ketamine Treatment Reduced Suicidal Thoughts: Pilot Study
A new, small study in Australia suggests that oral ketamine treatment may help treat suicidal thoughts.
February 13, 2021

A new, small study in Australia suggests that oral ketamine treatment may help treat suicidal thoughts.

Mental Health
Google Trends Reveal a Boredom Pandemic. How Can We Help?
Google Trends Reveal a Boredom Pandemic. How Can We Help?
Mental Health
Google Trends Reveal a Boredom Pandemic. How Can We Help?
Google trends showed that online searches for subjects linked to boredom and loneliness jumped dramatically, according to a study.
February 8, 2021

Google trends showed that online searches for subjects linked to boredom and loneliness jumped dramatically, according to a study.

Mental Health
The Best Therapy Dog May Be a Robot
therapy dog
Mental Health
The Best Therapy Dog May Be a Robot
A life-life robot dog might be an effective — or even preferable — alternative to a living therapy dog, according to a new study.
December 23, 2020

A life-life robot dog might be an effective — or even preferable — alternative to a living therapy dog, according to a new study.

Dope Science
Tweaked Psychedelic Drug Could Treat Addiction, Depression
ibogaine for addiction depression
Dope Science
Tweaked Psychedelic Drug Could Treat Addiction, Depression
A modified ibogaine molecule could be a safer and more accessible treatment for addiction and depression than the psychedelic drug in its natural state.
December 20, 2020

A modified ibogaine molecule could be a safer and more accessible treatment for addiction and depression than the psychedelic drug in its natural state.

Health Care
Stopping Nightmare Disorder with a Prescription-Only Watch
nightmare disorder app
Health Care
Stopping Nightmare Disorder with a Prescription-Only Watch
A prescription-only watch that treats nightmare disorder is the latest in a growing subset of health technologies called prescription digital therapeutics.
November 26, 2020

A prescription-only watch that treats nightmare disorder is the latest in a growing subset of health technologies called prescription digital therapeutics.

Dope Science
Psilocybin Therapy Appears to Dramatically Reduce Depression
Psilocybin Therapy
Dope Science
Psilocybin Therapy Appears to Dramatically Reduce Depression
Psilocybin therapy — a combination of traditional therapy and supervised “trips” on the magic mushroom compound — shows promise as a depression treatment.
November 8, 2020

Psilocybin therapy — a combination of traditional therapy and supervised “trips” on the magic mushroom compound — shows promise as a depression treatment.

Social Entrepreneurs
Teens Create Website To Combat Social Isolation in Seniors
Social Isolation in seniors
Social Entrepreneurs
Teens Create Website To Combat Social Isolation in Seniors
To help combat the problem of social isolation, three Texas teens created Big & Mini, a website that sets up video chats between seniors and younger people.
August 28, 2020

To help combat the problem of social isolation, three Texas teens created Big & Mini, a website that sets up video chats between seniors and younger people.

Mental Health
App Brings Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Into Your Home
Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy
Mental Health
App Brings Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Into Your Home
The Field Trip app aims to help people get some of the benefits of psychedelic-assisted therapy outside the confines of a clinic.
August 13, 2020

The Field Trip app aims to help people get some of the benefits of psychedelic-assisted therapy outside the confines of a clinic.