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17.11.2021 Nirvana Principle Show: Psychedelics and Mental Health

Dr.Hassan Mallick & Dr.Maruf Mustapha
More about this show

Dr. Hassan Mallick, a UK-based Pakistani psychiatrist and electronic musician merges his dual passions for music and mental health into a harmonious whole under the alias “Nirvana Principle”.

The Nirvana Principle Show creates a space to discuss psychological concepts and widen perspectives on mental health. Mallick draws his insights from his 7 years of experience as a medical professional, DJ and founder of an underground music label in Pakistan, The Black Peach Project.

The team hope to educate and entertain; the music for each episode is tailor-made to suit each discussion- in this episode, sharing some songs from the playlist used in psychedelic research.

This Episode is titled ‘Psychedelics and Mental Health.'

It features guest Dr. Maruf Mustapha, a psychiatrist based in North West England with roots in Lagos, Nigeria. They discuss the neurobiology of psychedelics, drug scheduling, current research paradigms, and the use of magic mushrooms in mood disorders.


Jefferson Airplane – White Rabbit
Shakatura- Galactivation
Ayahuasca – They Are Coming Dizziness
Thievery Corporation- Doors Of Perception (Nirvana Principle Vox edit)
Ladysmith Black Mambazo- Shaka Zulu (King of Kings)

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