Following on from the story that is currently playing out in Bali regarding the Australian model who was allegedly “addicted” to ecstasy, I thought it would be good to look what evidence exists about ecstasy and dependence.

Many health professionals do not use the term addict, mainly because addiction isa concept without a consistent, universally accepted definition. It is usually used to refer to a lifestyle characterised by compulsive use and overwhelming involvement with a drug and may occur wit

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