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20 April 2010

Could ecstasy ease PTSD symptoms?

Adding MDMA - otherwise known as the party drug ecstasy - to talk therapy may help patients cope with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Adding MDMA - otherwise known as the party drug ecstasy - to talk therapy may help patients cope with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a preliminary study presented at the Psychedelic Science in the 21st Century meeting.

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