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Ben Sessa, M.D., History of Psychedelic Research in the United Kingdom

Course Presenter(s):
Author(s): Ben Sessa, M.D., B.Sc., M.R.C. Psych | (click author name for biography)

Course Description: This presentation is on the History of Psychedelic Research in the UK, with particular reference to the work of Dr Ronald Sandison and LSD treatment explored by the maverick psychiatrist
Biography of Presenter:
Ben Sessa, M.D., B.Sc., M.R.C. Psych., is a child and adolescent psychiatrist working in the South West of England. Dr. Sessa developed a lifelong interest in psychedelics as a youth and has spent the last several years working to present his skeptical peers in psychiatry with a straight-laced, objective and unbiased point of view on the history and potential of these contentious and fascinating substances. Since publishing an article in the British Journal of Psychiatry in 2005, he has had ten peer-reviewed articles in medical journals, and presented at medical conferences through- out the UK and Europe, chairing two symposiums at the Royal College of Psychiatry, offering consultation to the British Government on MDMA and contributing to numerous media articles in the British press on psychedelics.

Ben Sessa- History of Psychedelic Research in the United Kingdom from MAPS: Psychedelic Science on Vimeo.

True/False Comprehension Quiz

In 2009 the UK’s first human psychedelic drug pilot study for 40 years was completed. The study looked into the changes in blood supply on Psilocybin and the recall of remote memories.
When Dr. Ronald Sandison brought psychedelics to the UK, he used it only with his schizophrenic patients.
Psychedelic Psychotherapy, which was favored in the UK, involves using psychedelics in frequent sessions at low doses.
According to Sessa, psychedelic drugs are psychotropic agents, recreational drugs and psychiatric treatments but not sacramental substances or scientific tools.

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