Actions of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) on cerebral dopaminergic, serotonergic and cholinergic neurons

@article{Gudelsky2008ActionsO3,
  title={Actions of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) on cerebral dopaminergic, serotonergic and cholinergic neurons},
  author={Gary A. Gudelsky and Bryan K. Yamamoto},
  journal={Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior},
  year={2008},
  volume={90},
  pages={198-207}
}
  • Gary A. Gudelsky, Bryan K. Yamamoto
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    Pharmacology Biochemistry and…
    2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) is an amphetamine derivative and a popular drug of abuse that exhibits mild hallucinogenic and rewarding properties and engenders feelings of connectedness and openness. The unique psychopharmacological profile of this drug of abuse most likely is derived from the property of MDMA to promote the release of dopamine and serotonin (5-HT) in multiple brain regions. The present review highlights primarily data from studies employing in vivo microdialysis… CONTINUE READING

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