Towards a cannabinoid hypothesis of schizophrenia: cognitive impairments due to dysregulation of the endogenous cannabinoid system.

@article{Emrich1997TowardsAC,
  title={Towards a cannabinoid hypothesis of schizophrenia: cognitive impairments due to dysregulation of the endogenous cannabinoid system.},
  author={Hinderk M. Emrich and F. Markus Leweke and Udo Schneider},
  journal={Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior},
  year={1997},
  volume={56 4},
  pages={803-7}
}
Cognitive impairments during psychotic episodes are assumed to be caused not only by one single putative classical neurotransmitter dysfunction but also by an impaired equilibrium of the interaction between different neurobiological generators of cognitive processes. Herein, the perceptual abnormalities induced by psychotogenic agents play a major role as tools for the understanding of model psychoses. The recently discovered cannabinoid receptor system with its endogenous ligand anandamide can… CONTINUE READING

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