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Comparative Pharmacology and Circuit-Level Models of the Effects of Psychedelic Drugs on the Human Brain

  • Frederick S. Barrett
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    Address correspondence to Frederick S. Barrett, Ph.D.
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    Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
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      • Characterizing Thalamocortical (Dys)connectivity Following D-Amphetamine, LSD, and MDMA Administration
        Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and NeuroimagingVol. 7Issue 9
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          Patients with psychotic disorders present alterations in thalamocortical intrinsic functional connectivity as measured by resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging. Specifically, thalamic intrinsic functional connectivity is increased with sensorimotor cortices (hyperconnectivity) and decreased with prefrontal limbic cortices (hypoconnectivity). Psychedelics such as lysergic acid diethlyamide (LSD) elicit similar thalamocortical hyperconnectivity with sensorimotor areas in healthy volunteers.
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