Ecstasy: The Complete Guide: A Comprehensive Look at the Risks and Benefits of MDMA
Inner Traditions / Bear & Co, 2001 - Medical - 454 pages
• The world's leading experts on Ecstasy assess its therapeutic potential, social implications, and the dangers of unsupervised use.
• Includes chapters by Andrew Weil, Ralph Metzner, Douglas Rushkoff, Rabbi Zalman Schachter, Rick Doblin, and others.
• An ideal guide for parents and educators seeking a credible source of information.
Use of the drug Ecstasy, once confined to the teen rave scene and college campuses, is exploding across America, from high schools to upscale clubs. Described by users as the most intense euphoria they know and by detractors as a cause of brain damage and even death, Ecstasy has generated unprecedented levels of interest-and misinformation.
Written by the world's leading experts on MDMA, Ecstasy: The Complete Guide takes the first unbiased look at the risks and the benefits of this unique drug, including the science of how it works; its promise as a treatment for depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic pain, and other illnesses; and how to minimize the risk of illicit use. Whether you are a raver, a concerned parent, or a professional wanting the most recent reports on MDMA research, Ecstasy: The Complete Guide provides the answers you need.
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Holland, an attending psychiatrist at New York's Bellevue Hospital and an authority on street drugs, here compiles articles from numerous experts on Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (also known as MDMA ... Read full review
THE HISTORY OF MDMA
WMT DOES MDMA FEEL LIKE?
HOW MDMA WORKS IN THE BRAIN
THE CHEMISTRY OF MDMA
MDMA MYTHS AND RUMORS DISPELLED
THE GODPARENTS OF MDMA An Interview with Ann and Sasha Shulgin
RISKS OF MDMA USE
MEDICAL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH MDMA USE
USING MDMA IN THE TREATMENT OF DEPRESSION
USING MDMA IN THE TREATMENT OF SCHIZOPHRENIA
USING MDMA IN ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
CLINICAL RESEARCH WITH MDMA A WORLDWIDE REVIEW
GIVING MDMA TO HUMAN VOLUNTEERS IN SWITZERLAND
GIVING MDMA TO HUMAN VOLUNTEERS IN THE UNITED STATES
MDMA AND SOCIETY
MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH MDMA USE
DOES MDMA CAUSE BRAINDAMAGE?
THE LEGAL STATUS OF AROUND THE WORLD
MINIMIZING RISK IN THE DANCE COMMUNITY An Interview with Emanuel Sferios
USING MDMA IN HEALING PSYCHOTHERAPY AND SPIRITUAL PRACTICE
EXPERIENCE WITH THE INTERPERSONAL PSYCHEDELICS
CLINICAL EXPERIENCE WITH MDMAASSISTED PSYCHOTHERAPY
POTENTIAL CLINICAL USES FOR MDMA
USING MDMA IN THE TREATMENT OF POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER
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