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MDMA-Assisted Therapy : A New Treatment Paradigm for Autistic Adults with Social Anxiety

@inproceedings{Struble2015MDMAAssistedT,
  title={MDMA-Assisted Therapy : A New Treatment Paradigm for Autistic Adults with Social Anxiety},
  author={Christopher M. Struble and Berra Yazar-Klosinski and Charles S. Grob},
  year={2015}
}
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