Cannabinoids and the Brain: The Effects of Endogenous and Exogenous Cannabinoids on Brain Systems and Function

David L. Atkinson, Jeff K. Abbott

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7 Scopus citations

Abstract

Multiple systems are involved that could theoretically be disrupted by cannabinoids to drive psychotic processes. We will present a working model of theoretical effects of cannabis on the development of psychotic illness and review the data on developmental effects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Complex Connection between Cannabis and Schizophrenia
PublisherElsevier
Pages37-74
Number of pages38
ISBN (Electronic)9780128047910
ISBN (Print)9780128051832
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

Keywords

  • Cannabis
  • Dopamine
  • Endocannabinoids
  • Hippocampus
  • Marijuana
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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