The Depression Files

Al Interviews Dr. Rick Doblin, Founder of MAPS, on the Topic of MDMA (Ecstasy) Research for the Treatment of PTSD

March 28, 2021

In this interview, Al interviews Dr. Rick Doblin, founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), on the topic of MDMA research for the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Rick shares some incredibly personal stories related to how he became involved and interested in psychedelics, including the story of a college counselor who shared a book with him in order to improve his psychedelic "trips".

Hear how MAPS was able to receive U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Breakthrough Therapy Designation for MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD in 2017 and much, much more!

Check out maps.org if you would like to find out more information about MAPS, their psychedelic research, and Rick Doblin.

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