Pure MDMA Benefits:
PTSD Treatment: The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) has sponsored clinical trials investigating the use of MDMA in conjunction with psychotherapy for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Early results have suggested that MDMA might help enhance the therapeutic process by reducing fear and defensiveness, enhancing communication and introspection, and increasing empathy and compassion, which may allow individuals to more effectively engage with traumatic memories. However, these potential benefits are not indicative of safety or effectiveness in recreational use, and much more research is needed.
Social Anxiety in Autistic Adults: Some preliminary studies suggest that MDMA-assisted therapy might help reduce social anxiety in autistic adults. The hypothesis is that MDMA may help these individuals by enhancing feelings of social connection and empathy.
Anxiety Associated with Life-Threatening Illnesses: Limited research suggests that MDMA-assisted psychotherapy may help reduce anxiety, depression, and fear in individuals facing life-threatening illnesses.