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Research Article

Effects of Acute MDMA Intoxication on Mood and Impulsivity: Role of the 5-HT2 and 5-HT1 Receptors

  • Janelle H. P. van Wel mail,

    Janelle.vanWel@maastrichtuniversity.nl

    Affiliation: Department of Neuropsychology and Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands

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  • Kim P. C. Kuypers,

    Affiliation: Department of Neuropsychology and Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands

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  • Eef L. Theunissen,

    Affiliation: Department of Neuropsychology and Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands

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  • Wendy M. Bosker,

    Affiliation: Department of Neuropsychology and Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands

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  • Katja Bakker,

    Affiliation: Department of Neuropsychology and Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands

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  • Johannes G. Ramaekers

    Affiliation: Department of Neuropsychology and Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands

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  • Published: July 10, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040187
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Janelle H. P. van Wel, Kim P. C. Kuypers, Eef L. Theunissen, Wendy M. Bosker, Katja Bakker, Johannes G. Ramaekers
Department of Neuropsychology and Psychopharmacology, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands

Corresponding Author

Email: Janelle.vanWel@maastrichtuniversity.nl

Competing Interests

The authors declare that over the past 3 years they have also received funding for research not related to this paper. JR, ET and KK have received grants from numerous pharmaceutical industries (Lundbeck, MSD, Pierre Fabre, Pfizer) the European Committee, and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JR. Performed the experiments: JvW KB WB. Analyzed the data: JvW KK ET JR. Wrote the paper: JvW. Extensive proof-reading of manuscript: ET KK JR.