Cannabinoid-dopamine Interactions In The Physiology And Physiopathology Of The Basal Ganglia

Parkinson's Disease

Key Findings

Through these direct mechanisms or through indirect mechanisms involving GABA or glutamate neurons, cannabinoids may interact with dopaminergic transmission in the basal ganglia and this is likely to have important effects on dopamine-related functions in these structures (i.e. control of movement) and, particularly, on different pathologies affecting these processes, in particular, Parkinson's disease, but also dyskinesia, dystonia and other pathological conditions.

Information and Links


Link: Cannabinoid-dopamine Interactions In The Physiology And Physiopathology Of The Basal Ganglia

Year: 2016

DOI: 10.1111/bph.13215


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Parkinson's Disease — 3


Likely probability of the efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Parkinson's Disease according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

Cannabinoid-dopamine interactions