Spring 1994 Vol. 04, No. 4 Laying the Groundwork

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1 President’s Review – Spring 1994 Rick Doblin, Ph.D.
2 MDMA Research Update: The Harbor-UCLA Project Charles S. Grob, M.D.
4 DMT Research Update – Spring 1994 Rick Strassman, M.D.
5 LSD Research Update – Spring 1994 Richard Yensen, Ph.D., and Donna Dryer, M.D.
6 The Hoasca Project Update Dennis J. McKenna, Ph.D., and Charles S. Grob, M.D.
9 Psychedelic Afterglow: A Project of Study Evgeny M. Krupitsky, M.D., Ph.D.
11 Ibogaine Research Update: Phase 1 Human Study Juan Sanchez-Ramos, Ph.D., M.D., and Deborah Mash, Ph.D.
12 Remarks to the 56th Meeting of the National Institute of Health’s National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse, January 26th, 1994 Bob Sisko
15 MDMA Phase II Protocol Design: Preliminary Research Report Margaret Nelson Cullen, M.A.
18 Attitudes and Ecstasy Use Mark Conner and Kellie Sherlock
20 Longterm Follow-Up to Leary’s Concord Prison Psilocybin Study Michael W. Forcier, Ph.D., and Rick Doblin, Ph.D.
22 Strong Medicine for Prisoner Reform: The Concord Prison Experiment Thomas Riedlinger and Timothy Leary
26 A Patient’s Story, Medical Marijuana Valerie Corral
32 The Link Between Human and Animal Studies: A Talk by Professor Mark Geyer, Ph.D. at the Society of Neuroscience 1993 Annual Convention Jon Frederick
34 The Heffter Research Institute George Greer, M.D.
36 The European College for the Study of Consciousness Prof Dr. Med. Christian Scharfetter
38 A Discussion with Laura Huxley Laura Huxley and Rick Doblin, Ph.D.
41 Is There a Proper Place for Psychedelics in Spiritual Practice? Igor Kungurtsev, M.D.
43 The Macho Ingestion Syndrome Jose Stevens Ph.D.
44 Psychoactives and the Internet Bob Harris and Robert Jesse
46 Book Review: Pursuit of Ecstasy Nicholas Saunders
48 Pharmacotheon: Entheogenic Drugs, Their Plant Sources and History Michael Montagne
49 Telluride Mushroom Festival, 1994  
50 Psychedelics By Tom Lyttle (Editor) Michael Montagne
51 The Use of Drugs to Treat Child Abuse: Letters R. Bloom
53 Families Who Value Psychedelics: MDMA in the Relief of Pain in an Elderly Man Jane
54 Families Who Value Psychedelics: A Daughter’s Report: A Path of Self-Awareness Beth
55 Families Who Value Psychedelics: A Mother’s Report: Rebirth of a Family Sarah
57 Families Who Value Psychedelics: 2-CB: A Son’s Report, A Mother’s Report Tracy and Susan
58 MAPS Correspondence: Greetings from the POW Camps Nancy Martz
59 Another Warning About Harmala Alkaloids and Other MAO Inhibitors J. C. Callaway
60 National Institute of Mental Health Study: Hallucinogens and Antidepressants Dr. Katherine Bonson
60 MDMA Research: More than I Bargained For Rick Doblin, Ph.D.