Implications for psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy: functional magnetic resonance imaging study with psilocybin

Psilocybin is a classic psychedelic drug that has a history of use in psychotherapy. One of the rationales for its use was that it aids emotional insight by lowering psychological defences.

Evidence that psilocybin enhances autobiographical recollection implies that it may be useful in psychotherapy
either as a tool to facilitate the recall of salient memories or to reverse negative cognitive biases.