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Illegal ecstasy being studied to treat PTSD

9:03 AM, Apr. 29, 2013
Legalizing ecstasy for PTSD treatment would go counter to decades of government policy declaring the drug useless with a high risk of abuse.
Legalizing ecstasy for PTSD treatment would go counter to decades of government policy declaring the drug useless with a high risk of abuse.
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Dubbed the "hug drug" and "X'' by its users, the illegal drug ecstasy is being researched as a possible treatment for sufferers of serious stress disorders.

But a lot more research is needed before ecstasy-assisted psychotherapy ever would be made legal in the United States, said Gary Gudelsky, a University of Cincinnati professor who has spent 25 years studying side effects of the drug on the brain.

"It's got a lot of baggage to overcome," Gudelsky said.Research under way ...

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