The Resource How to change your mind : what the new science of psychedelics teaches us about consciousness, dying, addiction, depression, and transcendence, Michael Pollan

How to change your mind : what the new science of psychedelics teaches us about consciousness, dying, addiction, depression, and transcendence, Michael Pollan

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How to change your mind : what the new science of psychedelics teaches us about consciousness, dying, addiction, depression, and transcendence
Title
How to change your mind
Title remainder
what the new science of psychedelics teaches us about consciousness, dying, addiction, depression, and transcendence
Statement of responsibility
Michael Pollan
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Language
eng
Summary
"When Michael Pollan set out to research how LSD and psilocybin (the active ingredient in magic mushrooms) are being used to provide relief to people suffering from difficult-to-treat conditions such as depression, addiction and anxiety, he did not intend to write what is undoubtedly his most personal book. But upon discovering how these remarkable substances are improving the lives not only of the mentally ill but also of healthy people coming to grips with the challenges of everyday life, he decided to explore the landscape of the mind in the first person as well as the third. Thus began a singular adventure into the experience of various altered states of consciousness, along with a dive deep into both the latest brain science and the thriving underground community of psychedelic therapists. Pollan sifts the historical record to separate the truth about these mysterious drugs from the myths that have surrounded them since the 1960s, when a handful of psychedelic evangelists catalyzed a powerful backlash against what was then a promising field of research."--Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
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DLC
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Pollan, Michael
Dewey number
615.7/883
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pollan, Michael
  • Hallucinogenic drugs
  • Psychotherapy patients
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How to change your mind : what the new science of psychedelics teaches us about consciousness, dying, addiction, depression, and transcendence, Michael Pollan
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
465 pages
Isbn
9781594204227
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(hardcover)
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
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  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund.
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  • Relax ‘n Read: Leisure Reading Collection : RnR
  • Not available for interlibrary loan.
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  • (OCoLC)1006811060
  • (OAUW)286799
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How to change your mind : what the new science of psychedelics teaches us about consciousness, dying, addiction, depression, and transcendence, Michael Pollan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
465 pages
Isbn
9781594204227
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund.
  • Consumer Health Collection
  • Relax ‘n Read: Leisure Reading Collection : RnR
  • Not available for interlibrary loan.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1006811060
  • (OAUW)286799

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