How Ecstasy Might Help Treat PTSD and Other Illness (Video)

HuffPost Live interviews Acid Test author Tom Shroder about research into the benefits of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD. Shroder discusses the origins of psychedelic-assisted therapy, contextualizes how government restrictions on psychedelics affect the advancement of medicine, and highlights published study results from MAPS’ research into MDMA-assisted psychotherapy as treatment for PTSD. “After just a handful of treatments, their PTSD symptoms are dramatically reduced or even gone,” reports Shroder.

Watch the interview here.

Tom Schroder joins Alyona to reveal how ecstasy might actually be able to help treat certain illnesses, including PTSD.