DMT has ratings and reviews. tim said: This is one of the most fascinating books I have ever read. In , Dr. Rick Strassman succeeded in rei. . Strassman, Rick. DMT: the spirit molecule: a doctor’s revolutionary research into the biology of near-death and mystical experiences / Rick Strassman. p. cm. Shop Inner Traditions, Online Bookstore for DMT: The Spirit Molecule by Rick Strassman. Books for the Mind, Body & Spirit since !.

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See and discover other items: The main reason I bought this book in particular, aside from having my “life coach” Joe Rogan rave about it for many years, were two precious letters the author had next to his name: This page was last edited on 22 Novemberat Jul 25, Leonidas Kaplan rated it it was amazing.

May 30, Huntie rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Similarly, DMT may exist in the body as some fluke that does not have a “purpose. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Was dkt a parallel world? However, there is no data correlating endogenous DMT activity to non-drug-related altered nolecule of consciousness.

DMT: The Spirit Molecule

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Are they a hologram?

Skip ahead to part IV, The Sessions, if you must, and then come back to read the rest after your mind is blown. In an altered state of consciousness when DMT is being used, Everyone’s Consciousness made contact with some type of alien entity is different world. As someone who spends a lot of effort learning about psychedelics, I expected to know most of the information in this section, but was surprised by how much more Strassman was able to throw at mollecule.


And further, his hypotheses about the effects and process of the drug, even calling it the “spirit molecule,” smack of junk science.

Since psychotic symptoms are usually chronic and constant, demonstrating that DMT could not elicit tolerance would be powerful evidence that it could play a role in these disorders. In fact; it is a very hard core medical description for wider audience, of course of a very curious experiment that took place in a hospital in New Mexico, with all the milligrams per kilogram, seconds and Latin names you’d expect from such report.

He became clinical associate professor of psychiatry in With three distinguished collaborators, he co-authored Inner Paths to Outer Space, which looks more carefully at the common “other worlds” experience that volunteers frequently reported during his research. Archives of General Psychiatry.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Strassman simply does not give enough to the scientists. He could have written a paragraph stating these difficulties and red tape and could have stated “It took three years and many calls and paperwork etc but he went on and on and on.

While our “dead” brain wave readings are “flat,” who knows about our inner mental state at this time? The Spirit Molecule” which summarizes his academic research and into DMT, and experimental studies regarding the substance, and also includes his own reflections and conclusions based on this scientific research.

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Since DMT currently raises more questions than answers, more research and attention are obviously needed. Write a customer review. Despite his established career as a scientist and researcher, he writes in an engaging and non-technical way.


As it turned out, Rick’s opinions, insights and comments were only the side dishes to the main course: What were some of the major findings?

DMT is released while you dream, thus you have vivid imagery that can actually affect your physiology. He didn’t perform true experimentation, where you attempt to disprove your hypothesis but rather came in and carried through many assumptions and belie Interesting but in the end I learned very little from it.

Strassman was expecting to encounter both psychotherapeutic and mystical experiences in his volunteers, he was not prepared for the overwhelmingly rifk frequency of contact molceule made with alien entities.

What is the difference? See all reviews. We do it every night, virtually all of us, dreaming. A socio-cultural perspective on this topic can be found in Daniel Pinchbeck’s “Breaking Open the Head. Additional issues of public health policy must be determined, and siprit takes the lead in shaping these policies requires careful attention.

It was at this point that I began to wonder if I was getting in over my head with this research.

Rick Strassman MD – DMT: The Spirit Molecule

The most extensive scientific study of the mental and perceptual effects of a psychedelic drug since the s. The first thing I did after saying “yes” to that loony plan, was buy this book to get a peak at what’s in store for us.

In the end, Strassman sprit to conclude his studies prematurely, but the data he gathered is incredibly valuable.