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Psychedelic (from Ancient Greek psukhḗ, “mind, soul” + dêlos, “manifest, visible”) may refer to:

  • Psychedelic drug, a psychoactive drug that alters cognition and perception, such as LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, mescaline, and DMT
  • Psychedelic experience, a temporary altered state of consciousness induced by the consumption of psychedelic drugs
  • Psychedelic art, art inspired by the psychedelic experience
  • Psychedelia, a subculture surrounding the psychedelic experience, based on appreciation of psychedelic art and the use of psychedelic drugs
  • Psychedelic music, popular music influenced by psychedelia, aiming to replicate or enhance the psychedelic experience
  • Psychedelic era, a time of social, musical and artistic change related to psychedelia (from the early 1960s to the mid-1970s)
  • Psychedelic literature, literature related to psychedelic drugs and the psychedelic experience
  • Psychedelic film, a film genre influenced by psychedelia and the psychedelic experience
  • Psychedelic therapy, therapeutic practices involving the use of psychedelic drugs, primarily to assist psychotherapy

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