Sponsor: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Investigators: Carl Hart PhD, Matthew Kirkpatrick PhD, and colleagues
This project consists of randomized, blinded studies comparing the subjective and physiological effects of MDMA and methamphetamine over multiple days and including task performance, verified food consumption and sleep in healthy volunteers reporting some experience with ecstasy and stimulants.
- Kirkpatrick MG, Gunderson EW, Perez AY, Haney M, Foltin RW, Hart CL (2012) A direct comparison of the behavioral and physiological effects of methamphetamine and 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) in humans. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 219:109-122.
- Marrone GF, Pardo JS, Krauss RM, Hart CL (2010) Amphetamine analogs methamphetamine and 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) differentially affect speech. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 208:169-177.