Cannabidiol as a Potential Treatment for Anxiety Disorders

@article{Blessing2015CannabidiolAA,
  title={Cannabidiol as a Potential Treatment for Anxiety Disorders},
  author={Esther M. Blessing and Maria M Steenkamp and Jorge Manzanares and Charles Marmar},
  journal={Neurotherapeutics},
  year={2015},
  volume={12},
  pages={825-836}
}
Cannabidiol (CBD), a Cannabis sativa constituent, is a pharmacologically broad-spectrum drug that in recent years has drawn increasing interest as a treatment for a range of neuropsychiatric disorders. The purpose of the current review is to determine CBD’s potential as a treatment for anxiety-related disorders, by assessing evidence from preclinical, human experimental, clinical, and epidemiological studies. We found that existing preclinical evidence strongly supports CBD as a treatment for… CONTINUE READING
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