The Archives of General Psychiatry has just published the report of Dr. Charles Grob’s experimental treatment of anxiety in cancer patients. You can view the abstract here:
Grob CS, Danforth AL, Chopra GS, Hagerty M, McKay CR, Halberstadt AL, Greer GR. (2011) Pilot Study of Psilocybin Treatment for Anxiety in Patients With Advanced-Stage Cancer. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2011 Jan;68(1):71-8.
The online publication in September, 2010 generated quite a bit of media attention, and here are links to some of the stories:
ABC News: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ucla-study-finds-magic-mushrooms-curb-anxiety-advanced/story?id=11568335
FoxNews: Â http://www.foxnews.com/health/2010/09/07/magic-mushrooms-ease-anxiety-cancer-study-finds/
New York Times:Â http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/07/health/research/07brfs-MAGICMUSHROO_BRF.html?_r=1&ref=health
LA TIMES:Â http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-sci-magic-mushrooms-20100907,0,4230087.story