Cannabidiol Induces Rapid-acting Antidepressant-like Effects And Enhances Cortical 5-HT/glutamate Neurotransmission: Role Of 5-HT1A Receptors

Depression

Key Findings

Our findings indicate that CBD could represent a novel fast antidepressant drug, via enhancing both serotonergic and glutamate cortical signalling through a 5-HT1A receptor-dependent mechanism.

Information and Links


Link: Cannabidiol Induces Rapid-acting Antidepressant-like Effects And Enhances Cortical 5-HT/glutamate Neurotransmission: Role Of 5-HT1A Receptors

Year: 2016

DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2015.12.017


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Depression — 2


Possible to probable range of efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Depression according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

CBD