MDMA research approved in Spain
Researchers in Spain have been granted approval to conduct the first formal therapy study with MDMA.
The group will use MDMA with women survivors of sexual abuse who are suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
After discussion with ethics and research committees and with the Spanish Ministry of Health, the following study design outline was authorised:
Group 1 (4 subjects): 50 mg of MDMA (3 subjects), placebo (1 subject)
For more information on this landmark in MDMA psychotherapy research check out the MAPS website.