New studies shed light on the mysterious process by which psilocybin can rapidly improve depression symptoms

“According to some depression rating scales, however, psilocybin had the greatest effect on overall mental wellbeing. And a greater proportion of patients treated with psilocybin showed a clinical response compared with those treated with escitalopram (70% versus 48%). More patients in the psilocybin group were also still in remission at six weeks (57% versus 28%). The fact that some patients still do not respond to psilocybin, or relapse after treatment, shows just how difficult it can be to treat depression”

https://www.psypost.org/2022/06/new-studies-shed-light-on-the-mysterious-process-by-which-psilocybin-can-rapidly-improve-depression-symptoms-63265

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