Ecstasy (Dangerous Drugs) (Paperback)
Ecstasy or MDMA is a psychoactive drug that produces increased empathy, euphoria, and an altered sense of time. Ecstasy is illegal in most of the world, however studies continue to pursue ecstasy and its use in the treatment of PTSD. As an uncontrolled substance, this drug is dangerous and over time can alter brain chemistry, increase depression and anxiety, and impact the nervous system. This timely book presents readers with personal stories from teens coping with ecstasy abuse. It provides warning signs, treatment options, and solutions. Sidebars, a glossary of terms, current websites, and science content are included in this survey of ecstasy use and abuse.