MDMA has shown great promise as a treatment for severe PTSD and is in Phase 3 trials in the US. Photo: Handout

PTSD treatment: MDMA, active ingredient in Ecstasy, shows great promise in severe cases

  • Pharmaceutical grade MDMA can be used with psychotherapy to help patients with a severe form of PTSD
  • MDMA is a Schedule I controlled substance in the US, with no accepted medical use, but therapists are hoping to change this
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MDMA has shown great promise as a treatment for severe PTSD and is in Phase 3 trials in the US. Photo: Handout
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