Plasma oxytocin concentrations following MDMA or intranasal oxytocin in humans

MG Kirkpatrick, SM Francis, R Lee, H De Wit… - …, 2014 - Elsevier

Author(s): Harriet de Wit , Matthew Kirkpatrick , Royce Lee

Focus: MDMA


Summary MDMA (±3, 4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine,'ecstasy') is reportedly used recreationally because it increases feelings of sociability and interpersonal closeness. Prior work suggests that the pro-social effects of MDMA may be mediated by release of oxytocin …

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