Drug discrimination studies with MDMA and amphetamine

  title={Drug discrimination studies with MDMA and amphetamine},
  author={Robert Oberlender and David E. Nichols},
The term entactogen has recently been introduced to describe a new pharmacological class of compounds best represented by 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, MDMA, and its alpha-ethyl homologue MBDB. The present study was designed to test the similarities of the discriminative stimulus properties produced by MDMA and MBDB, as well as to elaborate further the distinction between entactogens, hallucinogens and stimulants. Two groups of rats were trained to discriminate saline from either racemic… CONTINUE READING