Why all stimulant drugs are damaging to recreational users: an empirical overview and psychobiological explanation

@article{Parrott2015WhyAS,
  title={Why all stimulant drugs are damaging to recreational users: an empirical overview and psychobiological explanation},
  author={A. Parrott},
  journal={Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental},
  year={2015},
  volume={30},
  pages={213 - 224}
}
  • A. Parrott
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental
Stimulant drugs such as nicotine and Ecstasy/3, 4‐methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) are taken for positive reasons, yet their regular use leads to deficits rather than gains. This article outlines the psychobiological rationale for this paradox. 
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