Getting High on Ecstasy May Help Soldiers' PTSD
...provided it's taken during therapy sessions
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Sep 2, 2010 6:55 PM CDT
He gets the idea.   (Flickr)

(Newser) – The federal government has given its blessing to the practice of letting US soldiers get high on ecstasy, all in the name of finding a way to cope with post traumatic stress disorder. One catch: It has to be taken while in therapy sessions. Two researchers—with OKs from the DEA and the FDA—will test their theory that the drug can help soldiers revisit traumatic incidents without becoming overwhelmed or detached, reports Wired. All they need now are 16 volunteers.

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TheImpostor
Sep 4, 2010 2:27 PM CDT
They should give ecstasy to soldiers on the battlefield - they could hug the enemy to death (that would take them by surprise)
roddy6667
Sep 3, 2010 6:26 AM CDT
When you volunteer to be a paid assassin for the state, you get what you deserve.
Benji
Sep 3, 2010 6:25 AM CDT
ecstasy (or MDMA) was used originally in psychiatry back in the 50's, as was LSD