Progress and promise for the MDMA drug development program

  title={Progress and promise for the MDMA drug development program},
  author={A. A. Feduccia and J. Holland and M. Mithoefer},
  • A. A. Feduccia, J. Holland, M. Mithoefer
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Pharmacotherapy is often used to target symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but does not provide definitive treatment, and side effects of daily medication are often problematic. Trauma-focused psychotherapies are more likely than drug treatment to achieve PTSD remission, but have high dropout rates and ineffective for a large percentage of patients. Therefore, research into drugs that might increase the effectiveness of psychotherapy is a logical avenue of investigation. The most… CONTINUE READING
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