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
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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

During the study, researchers found that patients who were on the drug began to feel increased improvements in their condition for years afterwards.

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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