One of the silver linings of the Iraq war boondoggle is new and innovative treatments for PTSD for returning war vets, which can then be applied to our certain variety of PTSD.
Here's a story from the NYTimes about the use of MDMA, aka "ecstasy," a party drug, is being used to great effect treating war vets with war-related trauma.
I took "E" once at a party about 10 years ago. I didn't like it because it dropped my defenses. Of course, that was in an uncontrolled environment. I can see how this might be helpful for exploring trauma within a safe environment.
Here's the link: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/20/health...ws-promise.html
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