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Psilocybin for the treatment of anorexia nervosa

In individuals with anorexia nervosa, psilocybin therapy comes with specific risks and concerns; but an encouraging phase 1 trial underscores the necessity for more research into classic psychedelics to address the urgent need for effective treatments.

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Majić, T., Ehrlich, S. Psilocybin for the treatment of anorexia nervosa. Nat Med 29, 1906–1907 (2023).

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