Crosstalk between endocannabinoid and immune systems: a potential dysregulation in depression?

Depression

Key Findings

Research implicates an intricate intercommunication between the peripheral and central eCB and immune systems in the pathogenesis of depression. Dysfunction of the eCB system has potential to chronically activate the inflammatory response and exacerbate neurodegeneration, both characteristics frequently observed in depression

Information and Links


Link: Crosstalk between endocannabinoid and immune systems: a potential dysregulation in depression?

Year: 2016

DOI: 10.1007/s00213-015-4105-9


Ratings

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Depression — 3


Likely probability of the efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Depression according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

Endocannabinoids