Treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with MDMA (Part 1: Clinical Efficacy)



This video describes MDMA therapy and discusses results of recent clinical trials.

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Proportion of people in US afflicted with PTSD
https://www.ptsd.va.gov/understand/common/common_adults.asp

Efficacy of current treatments of PTSD
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23683982/

Reviews of clinical trials for MDMA therapy
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30949077/?from_term=A+Review+of+3%2C4-+methylenedioxymethamphetamine+%28MDMA%29-Assisted+Psychotherapy&from_pos=1

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00213-020-05548-2

MDMA may enhance fear extinction
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29524515/?from_single_result=MDMA-assisted+psychotherapy+for+PTSD%3A+Are+memory+reconsolidation+and+fear+extinction+underlying+mechanisms%3F&expanded_search_query=MDMA-assisted+psychotherapy+for+PTSD%3A+Are+memory+reconsolidation+and+fear+extinction+underlying+mechanisms%3F

MDMA causes oxytocin release
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30944474/?from_single_result=Oxytocin-dependent+reopening+of+a+social+reward+learning+critical+period+with+MDMA&expanded_search_query=Oxytocin-dependent+reopening+of+a+social+reward+learning+critical+period+with+MDMA

Other videos:
MDMA molecular mechanism of action:

more on clinical effectiveness:

more from the perspective of PTSD patients:

more details on clinical studies:


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