Topics tagged with "Cannabinoids"

Medicinal cannabis

What is medicinal cannabis for bipolar disorder? Countries are increasingly allowing cannabis derivatives such as cannabinoids (tetrahydrocannabinol [THC] and cannabidiol [CBD]) to be made available for medicinal purposes, including for the treatment of mental disorders. Medicinal cannabis refers to any part of the cannabis plant, such as flowers, buds, leaves, or full plant extracts. Pharmaceutical cannabinoids refer to pharmaceutical-grade medicinal extracts with defined and standardized THC, CBD, or a combination of both and synthetic cannabinoid derivatives. This topic assesses the effectiveness of both medicinal cannabis and pharmaceutical cannabinoids for bipolar disorder. What is the evidence for medicinal cannabis? Moderate to…

Medicinal cannabis

What is medicinal cannabis for PTSD? Countries are increasingly allowing cannabinoids (tetrahydrocannabinol [THC] and cannabidiol [CBD]) to be made available for medicinal purposes, including for the treatment of mental disorders. Medicinal cannabis refers to any part of the cannabis plant, such as flowers, buds, leaves, or full plant extracts. Pharmaceutical cannabinoids refer to pharmaceutical-grade medicinal extracts with defined and standardised THC, CBD, or a combination of both and synthetic cannabinoid derivatives. What is the evidence regarding cannabinoids for PTSD? Moderate to low quality evidence finds no consistent improvement in PTSD symptoms with cannabinoids. There may be more adverse events with…

Medicinal cannabis

What is medicinal cannabis for schizophrenia? Countries are increasingly allowing cannabinoids (tetrahydrocannabinol [THC] and cannabidiol [CBD]) to be made available for medicinal purposes, including for the treatment of mental disorders. Medicinal cannabis refers to any part of the cannabis plant, such as flowers, buds, leaves, or full plant extracts. Pharmaceutical cannabinoids refer to pharmaceutical-grade medicinal extracts with defined and standardised THC, CBD, or a combination of both, and synthetic cannabinoid derivatives. What is the evidence for cannabinoids for schizophrenia? Moderate to low quality evidence finds no improvement in overall and positive symptoms with adjunctive CBD or THC compared to placebo….

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