Study Shows Psilocybin is Safe and Effective for Treating OCD

Researchers find psilocybin is safe, tolerable, and effective for treating obsessive-compulsive disorder.

November 2006

Researchers at the University of Arizona use varying doses of psilocybin to treat 9 patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The patients experienced marked decreases in their OCD symptoms to varying degrees. The improvements generally lasted more than 24 hours.