Antidepressant-like and anxiolytic-like effects of cannabidiol: a chemical compound of Cannabis sativa.

@article{Schier2014AntidepressantlikeAA,
  title={Antidepressant-like and anxiolytic-like effects of cannabidiol: a chemical compound of Cannabis sativa.},
  author={Alexandre R de Mello Schier and Natalia P de Oliveira Ribeiro and D. S. Coutinho and S. Machado and {\'O}. Arias-Carri{\'o}n and J. Crippa and A. Zuardi and A. Nardi and A. Silva},
  journal={CNS & neurological disorders drug targets},
  year={2014},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={
          953-60
        }
}
Anxiety and depression are pathologies that affect human beings in many aspects of life, including social life, productivity and health. Cannabidiol (CBD) is a constituent non-psychotomimetic of Cannabis sativa with great psychiatric potential, including uses as an antidepressant-like and anxiolytic-like compound. The aim of this study is to review studies of animal models using CBD as an anxiolytic-like and antidepressant-like compound. Studies involving animal models, performing a variety of… Expand
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