Effects of acute 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine on sleep and daytime sleepiness in MDMA users: a preliminary study.

@article{Randall2009EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of acute 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine on sleep and daytime sleepiness in MDMA users: a preliminary study.},
  author={Surilla Randall and C A Johanson and Manuel Tancer and Timothy A. Roehrs},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={2009},
  volume={32 11},
  pages={1513-9}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) affects monoamine neurotransmitters that play a critical role in sleep and daytime alertness. However, the acute effects of MDMA on sleep and daytime sleepiness have not been studied under placebo-controlled conditions. This study was designed to establish the effects of acute MDMA or placebo administration and sleep restriction on sleep and daytime sleepiness. DESIGN Participants with a history of MDMA use were studied on 3 sessions of… CONTINUE READING