Psychedelics – Hope or hype?; Joshua Siegel, MD

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An overview of psychedelic pharmacology and then a look into the clinical and neuroscientific data that have led to growing interest in psychedelics and psychedelic-assisted therapy.” Dr. Siegel will present the risks and challenges of psychedelics for treatment in mood and addiction disorders, and consider what impacts these treatments may have on the mental health system.

Dr. Siegel received a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, neuroscience and psychology from Washington University, completed a master’s degree and doctorate in systems neuroscience in WUSM’s Physician Scientist Training Program, and completed residency in psychiatry.

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