Are there effective treatments for MDMA abuse?
There are no specific treatments for MDMA abuse. The most effective treatments for drug abuse and addiction are cognitive behavioral interventions that are designed to help modify the patient's thinking, expectancies, and behaviors, and to increase skills in coping with life's stressors. Drug abuse recovery support groups may be effective in combination with behavioral interventions to support long-term, drug-free recovery. There are currently no pharmacological treatments for dependence on MDMA.
Cite this article
APA style citation
National Institute of Drug Abuse (March 1 2006). Are there effective treatments for MDMA abuse?. In MDMA (Ecstasy) Abuse. Retrieved from http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/mdma-ecstasy-abuse/are-there-effective-treatments-mdma-abuse
This series of reports simplifies the science of research findings for the educated lay public, legislators, educational groups, and practitioners. The series reports on research findings of national interest.