Brain Health with Dr. Nissen Podcast: Psychedelic Update! How MDMA-Assisted Therapy Could Treat PTSD with Rick Doblin, Ph.D.

Summary: On the Brain Health podcast, host Dr. Nissen joins Rick Doblin, Ph.D., in his backyard to discuss the implications of MAPS’ first Phase 3 clinical trial of MDMA-assisted therapy for PTSD, the results of which were recently published in Nature Medicine.

“Just think about a deep breath—that’s MDMA,” says Doblin. “You settle in, you feel more relaxed, you sink deeper; it can calm you down.”

Brain Health with Dr. Nissen brings you advancements in medicine, neuroscience, psychiatry, & nutrition to help you live a better life. Dr. Nissen’s expert interviews reveal new, evidence-based approaches to enhancing mental health, sharpening cognition, & optimizing performance. With topics such as optogenetics, Alzheimer’s disease, neuromodulation, depression, the Mediterranean Diet, & psychedelics, this show is sure to expose listeners to new topics on the frontiers of medicine and neuroscience. Join us at Dr. Nissen is a medical doctor and cognitive behavioral therapist.