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Increased frontal and paralimbic activation following ayahuasca, the pan-Amazonian inebriant

Author
Riba, J.; Romero, S.; Grasa, E.; Mena, E.; Carrio, I.; Barbanoj, M.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Human psychopharmacology-Clinical and experimental
Date of publication
2006-03
Volume
186
Number
1
First page
93
Last page
98
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-006-0358-7 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/9378 Open in new window
URL
http://www.springerlink.com/content/00177314x5326n07/ Open in new window
Abstract
Ayahuasca is a South American psychoactive plant tea which contains the serotonergic psychedelic N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT) and monoamine- oxidase inhibitors that render DMT orally active. Previous investigations with ayahuasca have highlighted a psychotropic effect profile characterized by enhanced introspective attention, with individuals reporting altered somatic perceptions and intense emotional modifications, frequently accompanied by visual imagery. Despite recent advances in the study o...
Citation
Riba, J. [et al.]. Increased frontal and paralimbic activation following ayahuasca, the pan-Amazonian inebriant. "Human psychopharmacology-Clinical and experimental", Març 2006, vol. 186, núm. 1, p. 93-98.
Group of research
BIOART - Biosignal Analysis for Rehabilitation and Therapy
CREB - Biomedical Engineering Research Centre

Participants

  • Riba Serrano, Jordi  (author)
  • Romero Lafuente, Sergio  (author)
  • Grasa, E  (author)
  • Mena, E  (author)
  • Carrio, I  (author)
  • Barbanoj, Mj  (author)

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