hallucinations

The Burnout and Escapism Issue

I Took Ayahuasca at a Countryside Retreat and It Was as Profound as They Say It Is

It wasn’t scary. It was beautiful. Magical. Out of this world. It was bizarre and yet it made complete sense. And I was not alone. And I never would be again.
Anonymous Author
12.19.18
mental health

To Understand Delusions, We Need To Listen To People With Delusional Beliefs

A new radio series interviews people with delusions of all kinds, from believing you are dead to thinking you are the second coming of the messiah.
Shayla Love
12.5.18
mind

What It's Like to Experience Constant Musical Hallucinations

Sylvia hears music playing in her head all day. She's deaf.
Helen Thomson
6.27.18
Sleep

Stress Makes Me Hallucinate When I’m Falling Asleep

When two authority figures materialize in your bedroom in the middle of the night, you don't question them.
Sydney Mondry
10.16.17
The High Life

We're Starting to Understand How Psychedelic Flashbacks Work

At least five percent of users experience them.
Kevin Franciotti
5.19.17
The High Life

What Happens When Blind People Take Psychedelics

Visual stimuli play a critical role in the experience after all.
Thor Benson
4.20.17
Comics!

'Froggy & Friends,' Today's Comic by Benny Montero

Benny Montero makes the trippiest comics around.
Benny Montero
3.1.17
hallucinations

Build Your Own Terrifying Cat-Blob with Machine Learning

Image-to-Image translates sketches to sometimes realistic, sometimes nightmarish photos.
Michael Byrne
2.23.17
mental health

Research Suggests a New Way to Identify Who Has Schizophrenia

Neuroscientists shed new light on the reality-distorting effects of schizophrenia.
Michael Byrne
5.11.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Teens Smoking Pot Are More Likely to Be Paranoid and Hallucinate, Study Says

The five-year study found that marijuana had serious ramifications on teenage boys' mental health.
Jake Kivanc
5.10.16
Stuff

What It's Like to Be a High-Functioning Schizophrenic

Even on medication, I experience auditory hallucinations all the time.
Syrena Clark
4.28.16
daily vice

We Meet a Photographer Bringing His Nightmares to Life on Today's 'Daily VICE'

Photographer Nicolas Bruno suffers from sleep paralysis and recreates terrifying nightly hallucinations in his art
VICE Staff
2.19.16
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