Study Finds That Alcohol Is Worse For Mental Health Than Psychedelics
A study by the Research Council of Norway has concluded that psychedelics do not link to mental health problems or suicidal behavior in nearly the same way that alcohol abuse does.
The study of over 130,000 randomly selected people found psychadelics did not “increase likelihood of past year serious psychological distress, mental health treatment, suicidal thoughts, suicidal plans and suicide attempt, depression and anxiety.”
Alcohol abuse, however, is another story.
According to the US National Library of Medicine, “Alcohol abuse may lead to suicidality through disinhibition, impulsiveness and impaired judgment, but it may also be used as a means to ease the distress associated with committing an act of suicide.”
Renowned author, Sam Harris, discusses the virtures of some specific psychedelic drugs:
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Study Finds That Alcohol Is Worse For Mental Health Than Psychedelics Reviewed by matt on 18:48:00 Rating: