Positron emission tomographic evidence of toxic effect of MDMA (“Ecstasy”) on brain serotonin neurons in human beings

UD McCann, Z Szabo, U Scheffel, RF Dannals… - The Lancet, 1998 - Elsevier

Author(s): Robert Dannals

Focus: MDMA


Summary Background (±) 3, 4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA,“Ecstasy”) is a popular recreational drug that selectively damages brain serotonin (5-HT) neurons in animals at doses that closely approach those used by humans. We investigated the status of …

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