Winter 2013 Vol. 23, No. 3: 2013 Annual Report

MAPS Bulletin Vol XXIII No 3: Winter 2013 - Front Cover Image - Psychedelic Art - Cosmic Vitruvian by Brian Scott Hampton

Cosmic Vitruvian | Brian Scott Hampton
22” x 34”
mixed media on canvas
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MAPS Bulletin Vol XXIII No 3: Winter 2013 - Back Cover Image - Psychedelic Art - No. 230 by Peter Bynum

No. 230 | Peter Bynum
40” x 40” x 5"
acrylic paint on tempered glass (6 panels), LEDs, steel bracket
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  Front Cover
  Inside Front Cover
1 Table of Contents
2 From the Desk of Rick Doblin, Ph.D., MAPS Executive Director
4 Annual Financial Report, Rick Doblin, Ph.D.
13 Research News
19 Building a Sustainable Non-Profit through MDMA Research, Rick Doblin, Ph.D.
25 Rating Adherence and Training Therapists in MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD Research, Evan Michael Sola and Yevgeniy (Zhenya) Gelfand, M.D.
28 How Does Clinical Psychedelic Research Support Human Rights? Jennifer Near
30 Findings from a Collective Case Study of the MDMA/Ecstasy Experiences of Adults on the Autism Spectrum: Transcript from Psychedelic Science 2013́, Alicia Danforth, Ph.D.
36 Will the Obama Administration Stop Standing in the Way of Marijuana Research for Veterans? Sue Sisley, M.D., and Rick Doblin, Ph.D.
40 Cannabinoid Science Sheds New Light on the Darkness of PTSD, Martin Lee
43 Zendo Project 2013: Psychedelic Harm Reduction Updaté, Linnae Ponté
47 Working with Trauma: Psychedelic Harm Reduction and Transpersonal Psychotherapy, Sara Giró́n, M.A.
50 Repositioning Psychedelics in the Collective Consciousness, Lakshmi Narayan
54 MAPS: Who We Are
56 MAPS Membership
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MAPS Bulletin Vol XXIII No 3: Winter 2013 - Inside Front Cover Image - Psychedelic Art - Healing Trauma in Veterans with MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy by
Our ongoing study in U.S. military veterans, firefighters, and police officers is halfway complete, and early results are promising. We need your help to complete this study and spread awareness about the need for more effective treatments for PTSD.
MAPS Bulletin Vol XXIII No 3: Winter 2013 - Inside Cover Image - Psychedelic Art - Now Available: Manifesting Minds: A Review of Psychedelics in Science, Medicine, Sex, and Spirituality by
A “best of” collection of articles and essays previously published in the MAPS Bulletin, featuring essays and interviews with Timothy Leary, Aldous Huxley, Ram Dass, Albert Hofmann, Alexander (Sasha) Shulgin, Daniel Pinchbeck, Tim Robbins, Arne Naess, and electronic musician Simon Posford. Release Date January 7, 2014. Available for pre-order at