Ecstasy: the complete guide
Author: Julie Holland, M.D.; Publication Date: November, 2001;
Publisher: Inner Traditions International, Limited;
Format: Paperback, 464pp.; ISBN: 0-89281-857-3

Table of Contents


About this Book

Introduction: Medicine for a New Millennium
by Julie Holland

    Let X = MDMA

  1. The History of MDMA
    by Julie Holland, M.D.

  2. What Does MDMA Feel Like?
    by Gary L Bravo, M.D.

  3. How MDMA Works in the Brain
    by Jessica Malberg, M.D.

  4. The Chemistry of MDMA
    by David Nichols, Ph.D.

  5. MDMA Myths and Rumors Dispelled
    by Julie Holland, M.D.

  6. The Godparents of MDMA
    An Interview with Ann and Sasha Shulgin

    Risks of MDMA Use

  7. Medical Risks Associated with MDMA Use
    by John Henry, M.D., Joe Rella, M.D.

  8. Mental Health Problems Associated with MDMA Use
    by Karl L.R. Jansen, M.D., Ph.D.

  9. Does MDMA Cause Brain Damage?
    by Mathew Baggott and John Mendolson, M.D.

  10. The Legal Status of MDMA Around the World
    Julie Holland, M.D.

  11. Minimizing Risk in the Dance Community
    An Interview with Emanual Sferios

    MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy

  12. Using MDMA in Healing, Psychotherapy, and Spiritual Practice
    by Ralph Metzner, Ph.D., and Sophia Adamson

  13. Experience with the Interpersonal Psychedelics
    by Claudio Naranjo, M.D.

  14. Clinical Experience with MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy
    An Interview with George Greer, M.D.

    Potential Clinical Uses for MDMA

  15. Using MDMA in the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
    by José Carlos Bouso

  16. Using MDMA in the Treatment of Depression
    by June Reidlinger, Ph.D., Pharm. D., and Michael Montagne, Ph.D.

  17. Using MDMA in the Treatment of Schizophrenia
    by Julie Holland, M.D.

  18. Using MDMA in Alternative Medicine
    An Interview with Andrew Weil, M.D.

    MDMA Research

  19. Clinical Research with MDMA: A Worldwide Review
    by Andrew Klieman, M.D., and Julie Holland, M.D.

  20. Giving MDMA to Human Volunteers in Switzerland
    by Alex Gamma, Ph.D., Matthias E.Liechti, M.D, and Franz Vollenweider, M.D.

  21. Giving MDMA to Human Volunteers in the United States
    An Interview with Charles Grob, M.D.

    MDMA and Society

  22. Ecstasy: Prescription for Cultural Renaissance
    by Douglas Rushkoff, Ph.D.

  23. MDMA and Spirituality
    An Interview with Rabbi Zalman Schachter

  24. MDMA's Promise as a Prescription Medicine
    an interview with Rick Doblin, Ph.D.


History Timeline

Statistics Timeline

Table I: Studies of Long-term Behavioral or Functional Changes After MDMA in Animals

Table II: Reported Neurofunctional Differences Between Ecstasy Users and Nonusers

Table III: Memory Studies of Ecstasy Users vs. Nonusers




Julie Holland, MD
Dr Holland's website

Julie Holland Interview
Dr Holland on MDMA use in psychotherapy
MDMA: refs
MDMA: hotlinks
Claudio Naranjo
MDMA: synthesis
Utopian Pharmacology
The language of Ecstasy
Ann and Alexander Shulgin