Working memory deficits in current and previous users of MDMA ('ecstasy').

@article{Wareing2000WorkingMD,
  title={Working memory deficits in current and previous users of MDMA ('ecstasy').},
  author={Michelle Wareing and John E. Fisk and Philip N. Murphy},
  journal={British journal of psychology},
  year={2000},
  volume={91 ( Pt 2)},
  pages={181-8}
}
Current and previous users of the drug MDMA ('ecstasy') were tested on measures of central executive functioning, information processing speed, and on self-report measures of arousal and anxiety. The results were compared with those for a control group who did not use MDMA. Relative to the control group, both user groups were found to be impaired in some aspects of central executive functioning. Also, there were significant group differences on the measures of anxiety (users were more anxious… CONTINUE READING

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