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Psychedelic

Psilocybin therapy for Bipolar Disorder (BAP Trial)

Phase 2
Waitlist Available
Led By Joshua D Woolley, MD,PhD
Research Sponsored by University of California, San Francisco
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Be older than 18 years old
Timeline
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up baseline to 3 months following last drug dose
Awards & highlights

Summary

This study is evaluating whether psilocybin therapy is safe and tolerable for people with bipolar II disorder.

Eligible Conditions
  • Bipolar Disorder

Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~baseline to 3 months following last drug dose
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and baseline to 3 months following last drug dose for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Clinician-reported effects of psilocybin therapy on depressive symptoms in people with Bipolar II
Clinician-reported effects of psilocybin therapy on mania symptoms in people with Bipolar II
Clinician-reported effects of psilocybin therapy on suicidality symptoms in people with Bipolar II
+5 more
Secondary outcome measures
Effects of psilocybin therapy on adult attachment in people with Bipolar II (exploratory)
Effects of psilocybin therapy on anxiety symptoms in people with Bipolar II (exploratory)
Effects of psilocybin therapy on borderline personality disorder symptoms in people with Bipolar II (exploratory)
+5 more

Trial Design

1Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: Psilocybin therapyExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Participants will receive one or two doses of psilocybin in a monitored setting approximately three weeks apart, with preparation sessions before and integration sessions after.
Treatment
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Psilocybin therapy
2021
Completed Phase 2
~20

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Who is running the clinical trial?

University of California, San FranciscoLead Sponsor
2,528 Previous Clinical Trials
15,242,618 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Bipolar Disorder
59 Patients Enrolled for Bipolar Disorder
Joshua D Woolley, MD,PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of California, San Francisco
David Guard, PhDStudy DirectorSan Francisco State University
~4 spots leftby Jul 2025