Can MDMA play a role in the treatment of substance abuse?

@article{Jerome2013CanMP,
  title={Can MDMA play a role in the treatment of substance abuse?},
  author={L. Jerome and S. Schuster and B. Yazar-Klosinski},
  journal={Current drug abuse reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={
          54-62
        }
}
  • L. Jerome, S. Schuster, B. Yazar-Klosinski
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Current drug abuse reviews
  • A wider array of treatments are needed for people with substance abuse disorders. Some psychedelic compounds have been assessed as potential substance abuse treatments with promising results. MDMA may also help treat substance abuse based on shared features with psychedelic compounds and recent reports indicating that MDMAassisted psychotherapy can reduce symptoms of PTSD. Narrative reports and data from early investigations found that some people reduced or eliminated their substance use after… CONTINUE READING
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