The healing power of MDMA

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A major new study has found that the therapeutic use of the illicit drug MDMA, more commonly known as ecstasy, could cure people suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

The landmark findings could radically change the way PTSD is treated.

Now an Australian psychologist is finally embarking on Australia’s first ever clinical trial using the drug.

Today, James Bradley on the healing power of MDMA - and why Australia has been so slow to explore its possibilities.

Guest: Writer for The Monthly, James Bradley

Background reading: The agony and ecstasy in The Monthly

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