skip to content
The psychedelic renaissance : reassessing the role of psychedelic drugs in 21st century psychiatry and society Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The psychedelic renaissance : reassessing the role of psychedelic drugs in 21st century psychiatry and society

Author: Ben Sessa
Publisher: London : Muswell Hill Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Examines the mind-manifesting properties of psychedelic drugs and assesses the scientific evidence supporting their potential clinical and therapeutic use. Ben Sessa takes the reader on a journey through the fascinating history of psychedelic plants and chemicals, examining their role in human culture from prehistory to modern times. Based on a thorough review of scientific evidence, he makes a clarion call for a  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Sessa
ISBN: 1908995254 9781908995254 1908995270 9781908995278
OCLC Number: 975121597
Notes: "April 2017."
Description: xiv, 387 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. Apocalypse now and then --
Chapter 1. Personal reflection --
Chapter 2. The experience and the drugs --
Chapter 3. Early pioneers of the first and second psychedelic eras --
Chapter 4. The prehistory and ancient history of hallucinogens --
Chapter 5. Hippie heydays, ravers and the birth of ecstasy --
Chapter 6. Psychedelic creativity --
Chapter 7. Modern uses of natural plant and fungi psychedelics --
Chapter 8. The psychedelic renaissance part one: movers and shakers --
Chapter 9. The psychedelic renaissance part two: contemporary studies --
Chapter 10. Psychedelics caught in the crossfire of the war on drugs --
Conclusion. Back to the future: psychiatry needs psychedelics, and psychedelics need psychiatry.
Responsibility: Dr. Ben Sessa, MBBS, BSc, MRCPsych (Consultant Psychiatrist in Addictions and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Senior Research Fellow at Bristol, Cardiff and Imperial College London Universities).

Abstract:

"Examines the mind-manifesting properties of psychedelic drugs and assesses the scientific evidence supporting their potential clinical and therapeutic use. Ben Sessa takes the reader on a journey through the fascinating history of psychedelic plants and chemicals, examining their role in human culture from prehistory to modern times. Based on a thorough review of scientific evidence, he makes a clarion call for a reevaluation of their clinical potential with appropriate setting in scientific research, psychiatry, psychotherapy, and personal growth. First published in 2012, Psychedelic Renaissance has been extensively revised and expanded to incorporate the extraordinary developments in research into psychedelics over the intervening years"--Provided by publisher.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/975121597> # The psychedelic renaissance : reassessing the role of psychedelic drugs in 21st century psychiatry and society
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "975121597" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/rauschgift> ; # Rauschgift
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/hallucinogenic_drugs> ; # Hallucinogenic drugs
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/615.7883/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/hallucinogens_therapeutic_use> ; # Hallucinogens--therapeutic use
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/psychedelische_erfahrung> ; # Psychedelische Erfahrung
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/halluzinogen> ; # Halluzinogen
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/psychopharmakotherapie> ; # Psychopharmakotherapie
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/hallucinogenic_drugs_history> ; # Hallucinogenic drugs--History
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/hallucinogenic_drugs_therapeutic_use> ; # Hallucinogenic drugs--Therapeutic use
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/psychedelische_psychotherapie> ; # Psychedelische Psychotherapie
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/bewusstseinsveranderung> ; # Bewusstseinsveränderung
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/hallucinogens_history> ; # Hallucinogens--history
   schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Person/sessa_ben> ; # Ben Sessa
   schema:bookEdition "Second edition." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:datePublished "2017" ;
   schema:description "Introduction. Apocalypse now and then -- Chapter 1. Personal reflection -- Chapter 2. The experience and the drugs -- Chapter 3. Early pioneers of the first and second psychedelic eras -- Chapter 4. The prehistory and ancient history of hallucinogens -- Chapter 5. Hippie heydays, ravers and the birth of ecstasy -- Chapter 6. Psychedelic creativity -- Chapter 7. Modern uses of natural plant and fungi psychedelics -- Chapter 8. The psychedelic renaissance part one: movers and shakers -- Chapter 9. The psychedelic renaissance part two: contemporary studies -- Chapter 10. Psychedelics caught in the crossfire of the war on drugs -- Conclusion. Back to the future: psychiatry needs psychedelics, and psychedelics need psychiatry."@en ;
   schema:description ""Examines the mind-manifesting properties of psychedelic drugs and assesses the scientific evidence supporting their potential clinical and therapeutic use. Ben Sessa takes the reader on a journey through the fascinating history of psychedelic plants and chemicals, examining their role in human culture from prehistory to modern times. Based on a thorough review of scientific evidence, he makes a clarion call for a reevaluation of their clinical potential with appropriate setting in scientific research, psychiatry, psychotherapy, and personal growth. First published in 2012, Psychedelic Renaissance has been extensively revised and expanded to incorporate the extraordinary developments in research into psychedelics over the intervening years"--Provided by publisher."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1141500706> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The psychedelic renaissance : reassessing the role of psychedelic drugs in 21st century psychiatry and society"@en ;
   schema:productID "975121597" ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781908995278> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781908995254> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/975121597> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/bewusstseinsveranderung> # Bewusstseinsveränderung
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Bewusstseinsveränderung"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/hallucinogenic_drugs> # Hallucinogenic drugs
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Hallucinogenic drugs"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/hallucinogenic_drugs_history> # Hallucinogenic drugs--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Hallucinogenic drugs--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/hallucinogenic_drugs_therapeutic_use> # Hallucinogenic drugs--Therapeutic use
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Hallucinogenic drugs--Therapeutic use"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/hallucinogens_history> # Hallucinogens--history
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Hallucinogens--history"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/hallucinogens_therapeutic_use> # Hallucinogens--therapeutic use
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Hallucinogens--therapeutic use"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/psychedelische_erfahrung> # Psychedelische Erfahrung
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Psychedelische Erfahrung"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/psychedelische_psychotherapie> # Psychedelische Psychotherapie
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Psychedelische Psychotherapie"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1141500706#Topic/psychopharmakotherapie> # Psychopharmakotherapie
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Psychopharmakotherapie"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781908995254>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1908995254" ;
   schema:isbn "9781908995254" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781908995278>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1908995270" ;
   schema:isbn "9781908995278" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/975121597>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/975121597> ; # The psychedelic renaissance : reassessing the role of psychedelic drugs in 21st century psychiatry and society
   schema:dateModified "2018-11-09" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.