Pursuit of Ecstasy: The MDMA Experience
A sociological study of the psychedelic drug MDMA, street named Ecstasy. Describes the experience itself, and how it is shaped by the social worlds of the users, the government, and the media; traces the history of the synthetic drug and public policy concerning it; explores who uses it and why, why people stop, and abuse and adverse reactions; and makes recommendations based on the findings. Appendixes detail the methodology of the study and present primary sources. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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