How Psychiatrists Are Preparing to Prescribe MDMA

Some therapists aren’t just running ecstasy studies — they’re also enrolling

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BBen Sessa was 18 years old in 1990 and working as a DJ in the early days of the London rave scene. “I was very much exposed to ecstasy,” he says. He doesn’t want to discuss the drugs he may or may not have taken back then. But he does admit to taking…

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Jessica Wapner, journalist, author and podcaster
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Jessica Wapner writes for The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Scientific American & elsewhere. She co-hosted the podcast One Click and has written two books.