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Illegal Drug Being Studied for Anxiety Treatment

According to Reuters, an FDA approved study is analyzing the efficacy of ecstasy to ease debilitating anxiety or depression in terminally ill patients. Researchers from the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies hypothesized that patients who undergo MDMA psychotherapy, under trained supervision, may experience a more meaningful and effective therapy. A full dose of 62.5mg will be compared against an active placebo with a smaller dose. Results are expected within the next twelve to fifteen months.

 

Read the article published by Reuters.