‘The issue is informed consent’: Why the TGA’s psychedelics call worries Professor Colleen Loo

Professor Colleen Loo says the TGA faced intense and emotive lobbying.
Rachel Fieldhouse
Professor Colleen Loo.

The TGA made a landmark decision last week to let authorised psychiatrists prescribe psilocybin and MDMA for PTSD and treatment-resistant depression, under strict conditions, starting in July.

However, not all psychiatrists welcome this new treatment option.