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Delay J, Pichot P, Lempérière T, Nicolas-Charles PJ, Quétin AM.
“Étude psycho-physiologique et clinique de la Psilocybine”.
Les champignons hallucinogènes du Mexique. 1958;p287-309.
Qualitatively, the effects were similar in normal subjects and mental patients. If they were more marked in normal subjects, this was possibly due to better powers of self-observation.
Mental symptoms were more frequent in normal subjects than in mental patients except for the recall of forgotten experiences (noted in about 300f each group). . Somatic symptoms: the frequency of changes in heart rate, blood pressure, respiration and pupil reflexes and of facial reddening and sweating was identical in the two groups. . Changes which were more frequent in normal subjects than in mental patients were tremor, feeling of weakness, drowsiness, headache and gastro-intestinal disturbances. Mental factors were involved in these changes to a great extent.
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