New psychedelic-inspired drugs could lift depression without making you trip

While psychedelic drugs show promise as treatments for depression, one concern is that the hallucinations accompanying a trip may trigger other psychological problems in some people. Now though, researchers studying the effects of LSD and psilocin on mice—found in magic mushrooms—have determined that the drugs' molecular mechanism that cause the psychedelic effects appears to be entirely separate than the way the compounds alleviate depression. — Read the rest