Search for dissertations about: "Psychedelic"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word Psychedelic.

  1. 1. Altering consciousness in the laboratory setting

    Author : Anette Kjellgren; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Key words: Altered states of consciousness; ASC; Floating; Flotation; REST; Psychedelic; Pain; Creativity.; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Abstract. The purpose of the presented investigations was to study the phenomenology and effects of altered states of consciousness (ASC) induced through previous illicit use of psychedelic drugs as well as experimentally induced ASC through the flotation tank restricted environmental stimulation technique (flotation-REST) in a laboratory setting. READ MORE

  2. 2. Regulations of neuronal plasticity by the Nogo system

    Author : Gabriella Smedfors; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Our brain has a lifelong capacity to create new memories, to learn and to adapt. This is due to the ability of neurons to modify their signaling depending on the situation to which the nervous system is exposed. The neurons of the CNS have despite this plasticity, a very limited ability to grow and recover if damaged. READ MORE

  3. 3. Serotonin in Fear and Anxiety

    Author : S Melker Hagsäter; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; serotonin; anxiety; fear; SSRI; IBS;

    Abstract : That the neurotransmitter serotonin (5-HT) has a central role in fear and anxiety is supported by numerous experimental and clinical studies. Arguably the most illustrative example is the effect of serotonergic-acting drugs, and in particular the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), in the treatment of anxiety disorders. READ MORE