Methylene-dioxy-meth-amphetamine (MDMA), also known as ecstasy, is a synthetic drug from the empathogen family. It primarily affects serotonin levels in the brain and causes effects like stimulation, mild hallucinations and feelings of love and empathy. It is sold in the form of pressed tablets with different colors and imprints as well as powder-filled capsules ("Molly").
Once used in psychotherapy, Ecstasy
is a Schedule I drug highly associated with the rave scene.