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EXCLUSIVE: Could magic mushrooms treat depression? BBC Newsnight

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Published on May 18, 2016

Could the "magic" element of magic mushrooms - psilocybin - treat people with severe depression? Researchers at Imperial College have just published the results of a trial looking at exactly this. Newsnight had exclusive access to this controversial drugs trial. James Clayton reports. The film was produced and directed by David Fuller.

Newsnight is the BBC's flagship news and current affairs TV programme - with analysis, debate, exclusives, and robust interviews.

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