The endocannabinoid system and the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders.

@article{Hill2009TheES,
  title={The endocannabinoid system and the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders.},
  author={Matthew Nicholas Hill and Boris B. Gorzalka},
  journal={CNS & neurological disorders drug targets},
  year={2009},
  volume={8 6},
  pages={451-8}
}
The central endocannabinoid system is a neuroactive lipid signalling system in the brain which acts to control neurotransmitter release. The expression patterns of this system throughout limbic regions of the brain ideally situate it to exert regulatory control over emotional behaviour, mood and stress responsivity. A growing body of evidence unequivocally demonstrates that deficits in endocannabinoid signalling may result in depressive and anxiogenic behavioral responses, while pharmacological… CONTINUE READING
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