The psychotherapeutic potential of MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine): an evidence-based review

@article{Parrott2007ThePP,
  title={The psychotherapeutic potential of MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine): an evidence-based review},
  author={Andrew C. Parrott},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2007},
  volume={191},
  pages={181-193}
}
  • A. Parrott
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychopharmacology
Aims and rationaleThe purpose of this study was to review whether methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) has the appropriate pharmacodynamic profile to be a therapeutic agent.Materials and methodsEmpirical descriptions of MDMA’s subjective effects in humans will be reviewed to evaluate the proposal that MDMA has psychotherapeutic properties. The focus will be published evidence on its functional effects in therapeutic, medical, and other situations.ResultsMDMA is a powerful central nervous system… Expand

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