El Manual de las Sustancias Psicodélicas

By Rick Strassman


Aprende todo lo que necesitas saber sobre los psicodélicos con esta guía definitiva repleta de información sobre drogas psicodélicas populares como la psilocibina, la ketamina, el MDMA, la DMT y el LSD—además de consejos prácticos para la microdosificación y cómo “viajar” de forma segura—del autor de un best-seller, el Dr. Rick Strassman.



The Psychedelic Handbook is a complete manual that is accessible to anyone with an interest in these “mind-manifesting” substances. Packed with information on psilocybin, LSD, DMT/ayahuasca, mescaline/peyote, ketamine, MDMA, ibogaine, 5-methoxy-DMT (“the toad”), and Salvia divinorum/salvinorin A, this book is your ultimate reference for understanding the science and history of psychedelics; discovering their potential to treat depression, PTSD, substance abuse, and other disorders, as well as to increase wellness, creativity, and meditation; learning how to safely trip and explaining what we know about microdosing; and recognizing and caring for negative reactions to psychedelics.


Clinical research psychiatrist, founding figure of the American psychedelic research renaissance, and best-selling author of DMT: The Spirit Molecule, Dr. Rick Strassman shares his experience and perspectives as neither advocate nor foe of psychedelics in order to help readers understand the effects of these remarkable drugs.


Rick Strassman

A native of Los Angeles, Rick Strassman obtained his undergraduate degree in biological sciences from Stanford University and his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He trained in general psychiatry at the UC Davis Medical Center and took a clinical psychopharmacology research fellowship at UC San Diego. At the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, his clinical research team discovered the first known function of melatonin in humans. Between 1990–95 he performed the first new US clinical research with psychedelic drugs in a generation.

From 1995–2008, Strassman practiced general psychiatry in community mental health and the private sector. He has authored or coauthored nearly 50 peer-reviewed papers, has served as guest editor and reviewer for numerous scientific journals, and consulted to various government, nonprofit, and for-profit entities. His book DMT: The Spirit Molecule (2001) has been translated into 14 languages and is the basis of a successful independent documentary of the same name. Strassman coauthored Inner Paths to Outer Space, and is the author of the novel Joseph Levy Escapes Death. He is currently clinical associate professor of psychiatry at the UNM School of Medicine and lives in Gallup, New Mexico.

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Released: December 2023
Price: $16.95

ISBN-10: 1646045556
ISBN-13: 9781646045556

256 pages

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