Research by Topic: MDMA

Podcast: Just Listen to Nancy Reagan – Say NO to MDMA

Published September 17, 2018

This week’s podcast begins with a comment on the debate over ABA – helpful or harmful? But the big news this week is an analysis of very early, but very published, data on the use of MDMA, also known as “ecstasy” or “Molly”, in people with autism. Called an “empathogen”, MDMA can elicit feelings of […]

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MDMA is not a viable option for people with autism

Published June 10, 2015 in ASF Blog

There has been recent media attention to a study which proposes the use of MDMA to treat social anxiety in people with autism. What is MDMA and is it safe? Read more on the ASF blog here:

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