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The pattern of memory and perceptual dysfunctions in recreational ecstasy users

Brown, John Anthony

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There is A growing body of evidence that the main psychoactive ingredient of the recreational drug “ecstasy” (methylendioxymethamphetamine; MDMA) causes lasting changes to the serotonin system in both animals and humans. Previous studies have often found memory deficits in ecstasy users. However, the results have been far from consistent across studies. Three memory studies were conducted in this thesis to clarify which components and processes of memory are in deficit in ecstasy users. ...

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Date published: 2005-11
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/46231
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/46231

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