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MDMA shows promise as severe PTSD treatment – Yahoo New Zealand News

The illegal drug was administered alongside therapy.

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MDMA, the powder form of ecstasy, is an illegal class A drug in the UK. (Stock, Getty Images)
MDMA has shown promise for the treatment of severe post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) when combined with therapy.
The powder form of ecstasy, MDMA is an illegal class A drug in the UK.
In a late-stage clinical trial often the final step before seeking drug approval scientists from the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) in California analysed 90 patients who had endured the disorder…

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