MDMA treatment for alcoholism could reduce relapse, study suggests

I've been reading (and listening to podcasts) a lot more about the therapeutic uses of MDMA. Here is yet another area of research:

"Most addiction is based on underlying trauma, often from childhood, explained Sessa. “MDMA selectively impairs the fear response,” he said. “It allows recall of painful memories without being overwhelmed.

“MDMA psychotherapy gives you the opportunity to tackle rigidly held personal narratives that are based on early trauma. It’s the perfect drug for trauma-focused psychotherapy.”


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