No evidence that MDMA-induced enhancement of emotional empathy is related to peripheral oxytocin levels or 5-HT 1a receptor activation

KPC Kuypers, R de la Torre, M Farre… - PLoS …, 2014 -

Author(s): Rafael de La Torre Fornell , Magin Farre Albaladejo , Kim PC Kuypers

Focus: MDMA


The present study aimed at investigating the effect of MDMA on measures of empathy and social interaction, and the roles of oxytocin and the 5-HT1A receptor in these effects. The design was placebo-controlled within-subject with 4 treatment conditions: MDMA (75 mg) …

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