Effects of cannabidiol in the treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease: an exploratory double-blind trial.

@article{Chagas2014EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of cannabidiol in the treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease: an exploratory double-blind trial.},
  author={Marcos Hortes Nisihara Chagas and Ant{\^o}nio Waldo Zuardi and V{\'i}tor Tumas and M{\'a}rcio Alexandre Pena-Pereira and Emmanuelle Silva Tavares Sobreira and Mateus Machado Bergamaschi and Ant{\^o}nio Carlos N{\'o}brega dos Santos and Ant{\^o}nio L{\'u}cio Teixeira and Jaime E. C. Hallak and Jos{\'e} Alexandre S. Crippa},
  journal={Journal of psychopharmacology},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 11},
  pages={
          1088-98
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Parkinson's disease (PD) has a progressive course and is characterized by the degeneration of dopaminergic neurons. Although no neuroprotective treatments for PD have been found to date, the endocannabinoid system has emerged as a promising target. METHODS From a sample of 119 patients consecutively evaluated in a specialized movement disorders outpatient clinic, we selected 21 PD patients without dementia or comorbid psychiatric conditions. Participants were assigned to three… CONTINUE READING
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