Plants - Drugs Mind - Spirit Freedom - Law Arts - Culture Library  
Take a Survey on the use of Breathwork
for Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, or PTSD
Researchers at Johns Hopkins seek responses to an anonymous survey on breathwork. You can participate whether your breathwork experiences helped or not.
(Must be 18+) Take the Survey!

Misc DPT Info

By Erowid


DPT & Terminal Cancer Patients

Bill Richard's PhD Thesis on the therapeutic use of DPT
William, Richards Alan 1975
"Counselling, Peak Experiences and the human encounter with death: an empirical study of the efficacy of DPT-assisted counseling in enhancing the quality of life of persons with terminal cancer and their closest family members"
Catholic University of America PhD 1975

Available From: UMI Dissertation Services 1800 521-0600 300 N Zeeb Road Ann Arbor MI 48106

Richards also published a paper on the topic:

Richards, W., Rhead, J., DiLeo, F., Yensen, & Kurland, A. (1977). The peak experience variable in DPT- assisted psychotherapy with cancer patients. Journal of Psychedelic Drugs, 9(1), 1-10.

Dr Richards and this work was also documented by CBS's 60 Minutes in the late 1970's. Their work involved doing preparatory counselling for terminal cancer patients, having a single high dose, guided DPT session and then post-experience counselling. Their reported results were generally quite positive.