Prior MDMA (Ecstasy) use is associated with increased basal ganglia–thalamocortical circuit activation during motor task performance in humans: An fMRI study

J Karageorgiou, MS Dietrich, EJ Charboneau… - Neuroimage, 2009 - Elsevier


Abstract MDMA (3, 4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine; Ecstasy) is a popular recreational drug that produces long-lasting serotonin (5-HT) neurotoxicity consisting of reductions in markers for 5-HT axons. 5-HT innervates cortical and subcortical brain regions mediating …

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