Neurotoxicity of methylenedioxyamphetamines (MDMA; ecstasy) in humans: how strong is the evidence for persistent brain damage?

E Gouzoulis‐Mayfrank, J Daumann - Addiction, 2006 - Wiley Online Library

Author(s): Jörg Daumann

Focus: MDMA


Background The popular dance drug ecstasy (3, 4‐methylenedioxymethamphetamine: MDMA and some analogues) causes selective and persistent neurotoxic damage of central serotonergic neurones in laboratory animals. Serotonin plays a role in numerous functional …

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