Trends in ecstasy use in the United States from 1995 to 2001: comparison with marijuana users and association with other drug use.

  title={Trends in ecstasy use in the United States from 1995 to 2001: comparison with marijuana users and association with other drug use.},
  author={Silvia S. Martins and Guido Mazzotti and Howard D. Chilcoat},
  journal={Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology},
  volume={13 3},
This study aims to estimate changes in the prevalence of ecstasy use over time, analyze the overlap of ecstasy use and other drug use, and compare other drug use in ecstasy versus marijuana users. The authors hypothesized that ecstasy users early in the "epidemic" would be polydrug users and that associations between ecstasy and other drug use would diminish as the prevalence of ecstasy use increased. Data were drawn from public use data files from the 1995, 1997, 1999, and 2001 National… 

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