The Potential Dangers of Using MDMA for Psychotherapy

@article{Parrott2014ThePD,
  title={The Potential Dangers of Using MDMA for Psychotherapy},
  author={A. Parrott},
  journal={Journal of Psychoactive Drugs},
  year={2014},
  volume={46},
  pages={37 - 43}
}
  • A. Parrott
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Psychoactive Drugs
  • Abstract MDMA has properties that may make it attractive for psychotherapy, although many of its effects are potentially problematic. These contrasting effects will be critically reviewed in order to assess whether MDMA could be safe for clinical usage. Early studies from the 1980s noted that MDMA was an entactogen, engendering feelings of love and warmth. However, negative experiences can also occur with MDMA since it is not selective in the thoughts or emotions it releases. This… CONTINUE READING
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