Sedative, Stimulant, and Other Subjective Effects of Marijuana: Relationships to Smoking Techniques

  title={Sedative, Stimulant, and Other Subjective Effects of Marijuana: Relationships to Smoking Techniques},
  author={R. I. Block and W. J. Erwin and R. Farinpour and K. Braverman},
  journal={Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior},
  • R. I. Block, W. J. Erwin, +1 author K. Braverman
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior
  • A double-blind, placebo-controlled study assessed subjective effects of smoking marijuana with either a long or short breath-holding duration. During eight test sessions, 55 male volunteers made repeated ratings of subjective "high," sedation, and stimulation, as well as rating their perceptions of motivation and performance on cognitive tests. The major finding of the study was that the long, relative to the short, breath-holding duration increased "high" ratings after smoking marijuana, but… CONTINUE READING
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