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MDMA will be approved to aid therapy for PTSD suffers by 2021: research group
MDMA will be approved to aid therapy for PTSD suffers by 2021: research group

For the first time in decades, Canadian researchers are probing the potential of a psychedelic drug – ecstasy – for use in psychotherapy in a clinical trial approved by Health Canada. The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), is investigating the use of MDMA, the pure form of the party drug ecstasy, to assist therapy sessions for people with treatment-resistant…

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New research shows psychotherapy reduces doctor, hospital costs in Nova Scotia - Halifax
New research shows psychotherapy reduces doctor, hospital costs in Nova Scotia – Halifax

HALIFAX – New research from a Halifax psychiatrist suggests early intervention could relieve some financial burden from the Nova Scotia healthcare system. Dr. Allan Abbass, who is cross appointed in psychiatry and psychology at Dalhousie University, is the lead author of Long-term healthcare cost reduction with Intensive Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy in a tertiary psychiatric service, which was published in the…

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