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RICHARD ROXBOURGH series THE SCIENCE OF DRUGS puts the focus on our most feared illicit substances tonight on ABC

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Episode two, Medical Mindbenders, moves on to some of our most feared illicit drugs, ones that enhance and distort sensory perception.

Cannabis, psychedelics and MDMA are all experiencing a research renaissance, as scientists reach new understandings of their interaction with the human body and mind.

MDMA, a popular and sometimes deadly party drug is finding a new medical purpose, transforming the lives of people with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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In this episode we look at how the drug saved the life of former policemen Nick Watchorn, who was one of the first responders to Australia’s worst massacre, at Port Arthur. Suffering a deep and dark depression that lasted more than twenty years, after three sessions with MDMA Nick no longer met the criteria for PTSD.

Researchers from the Imperial College London, including Professor Robin Carhart-Harris, reveal the world first scans of the human brain on an LSD trip. Can psychedelics live up to the promise of curing depression in a single dose?

We find out exactly how they cause such powerful hallucination and why this can break negative patterns of thinking.

Production credit: Presented by Richard Roxburgh. Produced by WildBear Entertainment in association with ABC. Written and directed by Anja Taylor. Executive Producers: Kate Pappas and Alan Erson. ABC Head of Factual and Culture: Jennifer Collins. ABC Executive Producer: Leo Faber.

Science of Drugs with Richard Roxburgh – Series 1, Episode 2 airs Tuesday 23 August 9.30pm on ABC and iview

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First look images revealed for Diane von Furstenberg: WOMAN IN CHARGE documentary

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