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Author Giffort, Danielle, author.

Title Acid revival : the psychedelic renaissance and the quest for medical legitimacy / Danielle Giffort
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2020]


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 240 pages) : illustrations
Series Book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Cover Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Preface: The Politics of Ecstasy -- introduction: Set and Setting -- Chapter 1: Playing the Science Game: Psychedelic Therapy Meets the Scientific Method -- Chapter 2: Take LSD and See: Acid-Dropping Scientists and the Credibility of Personal Experience -- Chapter 3: The Chemical Key: Unlocking the Black Box of the Psychedelic Experience -- Chapter 4: Who Controls Your Cortex?: Moral Panic and the Politicization of Psychedelic Drugs
Chapter 5: Turn On, Tune In, and Go to the Bake Sale: Tensions between Mainstream Science and the Psychedelic Counterculture -- Conclusion: Why? Why Not?: Some Final Words on the Ghost of Timothy Leary in the Psychedelic Renaissance -- Acknowledgments -- Appendix: Methods -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the Author
Summary "A vivid analysis of the history and revival of clinical psychedelic science"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 24, 2020)
Subject Hallucinogenic drugs -- History
Hallucinogenic drugs -- Therapeutic use
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
Hallucinogenic drugs
Hallucinogenic drugs -- Therapeutic use
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2020020420
ISBN 9781452959771