Acute effects of MDMA on autonomic cardiac activity and their relation to subjective prosocial and stimulant effects.

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MDMA is a stimulant with unique "prosocial" effects, the physiological and pharmacological mechanisms of which are unknown. Here, we examine the relationship of measures of parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous system activity to the prosocial effects of MDMA. Parasympathetic activity was measured using respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA) and sympathetic… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/psyp.12327

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@article{Clark2015AcuteEO, title={Acute effects of MDMA on autonomic cardiac activity and their relation to subjective prosocial and stimulant effects.}, author={Christine Clark and Charles G Frye and Margaret C. Wardle and Greg J. Norman and Harriet de Wit}, journal={Psychophysiology}, year={2015}, volume={52 3}, pages={429-35} }