Neuroendocrine and mood responses to intravenous L-tryptophan in 3, 4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) users: preliminary observations

LH Price, GA Ricaurte, JH Krystal… - Archives of General …, 1989 -

Author(s): John Krystal , Lawrence Price

Focus: MDMA


• 3, 4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA;" ecstasy") is a selective serotonin (5-HT) neurotoxin in laboratory animals. To assess its effects on 5-HT function in humans, serum prolactin (PRL) and mood responses to intravenousL-tryptophan were measured in nine …

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