Cannabinoids In Attention-deficit/hyperactivity Disorder: A Randomised-controlled Trial

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Key Findings

While not definitive, this study provides preliminary evidence supporting the self-medication theory of cannabis use in ADHD and the need for further studies of the endocannabinoid system in ADHD.

Information and Links


Link: Cannabinoids In Attention-deficit/hyperactivity Disorder: A Randomised-controlled Trial

Year: 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euroneuro.2017.05.005


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) — 5


Demonstrable efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

Sativex (THC:CBD) oromucosal spray