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MDMA (Ecstasy) Abuse

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Describes the science behind MDMA (ecstasy) abuse, including what it does to the brain, whether it is addictive, and the latest research regarding prevention and treatment of MDMA.

NIH Pub Number: 06-4728
Published: March 2006
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