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Could the ‘Spirit Molecule’ Cure Your Depression?

DMT — a psychedelic linked to near-death experiences — is the focus of new depression research

In December of 1990, a psychiatrist named Rick Strassman injected two men with N,N-Dimethyltryptamine, a potent hallucinogenic compound better known as DMT.



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Markham Heid

I’m a long-time contributor at TIME and other media orgs. I write mostly about health. I grew up in Michigan, but these days I live in southwest Germany.