LSD: The Possibility Of Triggering A Peak Experience

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Maslow (1962) describes a peak experience as being some of the most exciting, fulfilling, and meaningful moments in an individual’s life. Multiple researchers have suggested that by using LSD as a tool for therapeutic benefit, there is an increased chance of triggering a peak or transcendental experience (Mogar, 1965; Savage, Terrill & Jackson, 1962). Such experiences are likely to contribute to reaching the fullest creative capacity while achieving feelings of insight and inspiration. His analysis further states that individuals who are refractory to peak experiences tend to be less acquainted with their internal psyche and incapable of understanding their creative potential. Maslow (1964) believed that everyone is capable of a peak experience,
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