What is MDMA-assisted Psychotherapy?

Category: Psychotherapy


See also: 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (bk-MDMA)

MDMA (Methylenedioxymethamphetamine)-assisted psychotherapy is a combined approach using MDMA and psychotherapy for the treatment of a variety of conditions. MDMA is taken in the presence of the therapist, and is used to assist with the therapeutic process of psychotherapy.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 3
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with MDMA-assisted Psychotherapy

Side effect Patients
Empathetic 2
Euphoria 2
Senses heightened 2
Decreased appetite 1
Dilated pupil(s) 1
Disoriented sense of time 1

Show all 15 reported side effects

Why patients stopped taking MDMA-assisted Psychotherapy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Felt finished with this treatment 2
See all 3 patients who've stopped using MDMA-assisted Psychotherapy


Stopped using MDMA-assisted Psychotherapy

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for MDMA-assisted Psychotherapy.