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Ecstasy may Help Enhance Effects of Psychotherapy in Victims of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

by Savitha C Muppala on  November 23, 2012 at 11:59 PM Mental Health News   - G J E 4
Victims of Post traumatic stress disorder can now feel relieved by this bit of news.

Researchers revealed in a new study, that the dance drug ecstasy can be a boon to people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in such away that they can gain benefit from psychotherapy.
 Ecstasy may Help Enhance Effects of Psychotherapy in Victims of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
Ecstasy may Help Enhance Effects of Psychotherapy in Victims of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
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During the study, researchers found that patients who were on the drug began to feel increased improvements in their condition for years afterwards.

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Experts also said that the drug cuts fear, reduces defensiveness and enhances trust between patient and therapist which can boost the effects of psychotherapy.



Source: Medindia
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