The Effects of Acutely Administered MDMA on Spontaneous Brain Function

The Effects of Acutely Administered 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine on Spontaneous Brain Function in Healthy Volunteers Measured with Arterial Spin Labeling and Blood Oxygen Level–Dependent Resting State Functional Connectivity. Background: The compound 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) is a potent monoamine releaser that produces an acute euphoria in most individuals. Methods: In a double-blind, placebo-controlled, balanced-order study, MDMA was orally administered …

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Implications for psychedelic assisted psychotherapy

magnetic resonance imaging study with psilocybin – Implications for psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy: functional Background Psilocybin is a classic psychedelic drug that has a history of use in psychotherapy. One of the rationales for its use was that it aids emotional insight by lowering psychological defences. Aims To test the hypothesis that psilocybin facilitates access to personal …

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