Memory impairment in abstinent MDMA ("Ecstasy") users.

  title={Memory impairment in abstinent MDMA ("Ecstasy") users.},
  author={Karen I. Bolla and Una D. McCann and George A. Ricaurte},
  volume={51 6},
BACKGROUND Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA, or "Ecstasy") is a popular recreational drug of abuse that is known to damage brain serotonergic neurons in animals and possibly humans. Few functional consequences of MDMA-induced serotonin (5-HT) neurotoxicity have been identified, either in animals or humans. This study sought to determine whether individuals with a history of extensive MDMA use showed evidence of memory impairment, because brain serotonin has been implicated in mnemonic… CONTINUE READING
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