Could MDMA Help Cure PTSD?

This week, Unpacked explains why the street drug MDMA, often found in Ecstasy or Molly, might just hold the key to helping sufferers of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). 

It might seem a crazy – or even controversial – approach to take, but a possibly revolutionary MDMA treatment, pioneered by research led by the California-based nonprofit MAPS (Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies) – which has research facilities in the US, Canada, and Israel – is showing very promising results.

While the research is ongoing, medical researchers believe this approach might just be a way to end suffering for a population that has had to deal with life-altering trauma.

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