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MAPS Bulletin Summer 2014: Research Edition
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July 4, 2014

High Hopes | Can Ecstasy Treat The Agony of PTSD?

By: Kai Kupferschmidt


Science catalogues the reemergence of international research into the therapeutic use of psychedelics. The article details work conducted by MAPS to develop psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy into prescription treatment options for a variety of medical conditions, highlighting clinical research into LSD-assisted psychotherapy for anxiety associated with advanced-stage illness, ibogaine-assisted therapy for opiate addiction, and MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD. “I believe in people’s basic human right to use molecules to explore their consciousness,” MAPS Founder Rick Doblin, Ph.D., tells Science.

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