Tag: Schizophrenia

Study Finds CBD has Beneficial Effects in Patients with Schizophrenia

Cannabidiol (CBD) has beneficial effects in patients with schizophrenia, according to a new study published by the American Journal of Psychiatry.  “Research in both animals and humans indicates that cannabidiol (CBD) has antipsychotic properties”, begins the study’s abstract. “The authors assessed the safety and effectiveness of CBD in patients with schizophrenia.” In an exploratory double-blind …

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Study: Cannabis Use Doesn’t Worsen Symptoms of Schizophrenia

A study published this month by the journal Schizophrenia Bulletin has found that cannabis use doesn’t negatively impact the symptoms of schizophrenia in those with the condition. Although this may come as no surprise to many, it helps to combat the prohibitionist argument that cannabis use is a detriment to those with schizophrenia. “There are …

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New Study: Cannabis May Treat Schizophrenia

A new study published in this month’s issue of the journal Frontiers in Pharmacology, and published online by the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabis may treat schizophrenia. “Clinical and neurobiological findings suggest that the cannabinoids and the endocannabinoid system may be implicated in the pathophysiology and treatment of schizophrenia”, begins the study’s abstract. “We …

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Endocannabinoid System May Play Role in Treating Symptoms of Schizophrenia, According to New Study

A new study published in the journal Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry has found that our body’s endocannabinoid system may provide a novel target for treatment of schizophrenia symptoms. “Accumulating evidence suggests involvement of the endocannabinoid system in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia, which signifies a potential application for this system in the treatment of this disorder”, …

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New Harvard Study: Cannabis Does Not Cause Schizophrenia

A new Harvard study published in the journal Schizophrenia Research has found evidence that cannabis use, regardless of how often or in what quantities, does not lead to an increase in schizophrenia, despite decades of propaganda to the contrary.

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Cannabis Use Associated With Better Memory and Cognitive Function in Those With Schizophrenia

A new government funded study published in the journal Psychiatry Research has found that heavy cannabis use leads to better emotional memory and brain function in those with schizophrenia. For the study – which was conducted at the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Montreal – researchers performed a magnetic resonance imaging study of …

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