Does Cannabidiol Protect Against Adverse Psychological Effects of THC?

  title={Does Cannabidiol Protect Against Adverse Psychological Effects of THC?},
  author={Raymond J. M. Niesink and Margriet W. van Laar},
  booktitle={Front. Psychiatry},
The recreational use of cannabis can have persistent adverse effects on mental health. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main psychoactive constituent of cannabis, and most, if not all, of the effects associated with the use of cannabis are caused by THC. Recent studies have suggested a possible protective effect of another cannabinoid, cannabidiol (CBD). A literature search was performed in the bibliographic databases PubMed, PsycINFO, and Web of Science using the keyword "cannabidiol… CONTINUE READING
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