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Ostow, M. (1967). The Psychedelic Reader. Selected from the Psychedelic Review: Edited by Gunther M. Weil, Ralph Metzner, and Timothy Leary. New Hyde Park, New York: University Books, Inc., 1965. 440 pp.. Psychoanal Q., 36:442-447.

(1967). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 36:442-447

The Psychedelic Reader. Selected from the Psychedelic Review: Edited by Gunther M. Weil, Ralph Metzner, and Timothy Leary. New Hyde Park, New York: University Books, Inc., 1965. 440 pp.

Review by:
Mortimer Ostow

In 1963 a journal entitled The Psychedelic Review was established in order to represent the point of view of those who believe that the use of hallucinogenic drugs exerts a beneficent and generally uplifting influence upon the user. The term 'psychedelic' itself, a propagandistic euphemism coined by this group, means 'mindvisible', and so expresses a rather sanguine view of what these drugs actually do. This volume contains a selection from the first four issues of the Review.

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