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Mood and cognitive effects of +/-3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA, 'ecstasy'): week-end 'high' followed by mid-week low.

Authors
  • Curran, H V1
  • Travill, R A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Addiction (Abingdon, England)
Publication Date
July 1997
Volume
92
Issue
7
Pages
821–831
Identifiers
PMID: 9293041
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Weekend use of MDMA may lead to depressed mood mid-week. Possible mechanisms underlying the findings are discussed in terms of temporary depletion of serotonin, serotonergic neurotoxity and psychological aspects of mood change.

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