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Special Issue of Pharmacopsychiatry on Psychedelics in Psychiatry 2021 – the characteristics of disruptive treatments

The July 2021 special issue of Psychopharmacology is dedicated to the renaissance of psychedelics in psychiatry that has occurred during the past couple of years. “Psychedelics in Psychiatry 2021” contains four interesting review articles on different aspects of its historic development and current research as treatment in mood disorders and its effects in psychotherapy.
Together with Gerhard Gründer Henrik Jungaberle has co-authored a paper on “The potential role of psychedelic drugs in mental health care of the future”.

TV: Andrea Jungaberle urges caution in “Radical Ideals: Drugs? Legalize!” on SWR3/ARD Mediathek

This is how Gülseren Ölcüm phrases the content of her episode in the ARD Mediathek: “Drugs as a cure for the soul? Gülseren Ölcüm meets activists who use psychedelics to expand their consciousness. And doctors who want to use them to treat the mentally ill. They are fighting for easier access. Some of them go further than the law allows.”

Video: Psychedelic therapy serious – The physician portal esanum reports about the OVID Clinic Berlin

Pharmacologically based long-term therapies are often the treatment of choice for depression. Augmented psychotherapy, which uses mind-altering substances such as ketamine, is a new approach to helping depressed people. The altered states of consciousness induced in this way are then therapeutically integrated This treatment method, which is still relatively new in Germany, is the focus of Dr. med. Andrea Jungaberle and her colleagues in their clinic in Berlin Friedrichshain. Esanum visited the interdisciplinary team and informed us about the innovative procedure.
The esanum physician network has made a video report about the newly opened OVID Clinic Berlin. In it, Andrea Jungaberle, MD, Sergio Pérez and members of the team of therapists present the concept for psychedelic-augmented psychotherapy. Augmented means “amplified, expanded, intensified”.