The endocannabinoid system as a target for modelling psychosis

  title={The endocannabinoid system as a target for modelling psychosis},
  author={Dagmar Koethe and Carolin Hoyer and F. Markus Leweke},
Model psychosis is characterised by experimentally induced symptoms of withdrawal from reality, frequently accompanied by perceptual disturbances, thought disorders, delusional ideas and sometimes by hallucinations. These “altered states of consciousness” provide a long-standing and valid approach to enhance our understanding of certain aspects of schizophrenia. Targeting the endocannabinoid system to investigate its involvement in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia became increasingly… CONTINUE READING
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