Neural Basis Of Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol And Cannabidiol: Effects During Response Inhibition

Addiction to Heroin Addiction to Nicotine Alcohol Dependence / Abuse

Key Findings

THC attenuated activation in the right inferior frontal and the anterior cingulate gyrus. In contrast, CBD deactivated the left temporal cortex and insula. (Note by CHI author: The insula plays a significant role in cocaine, alcohol and heroin addiction).

Information and Links


Link: Neural Basis Of Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol And Cannabidiol: Effects During Response Inhibition

Year: 2008

DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2008.05.011


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Addiction to Heroin — 5


Demonstrable efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Addiction to Heroin according to the results found in this study.

Addiction to Nicotine — 5


Demonstrable efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Addiction to Nicotine according to the results found in this study.

Alcohol Dependence / Abuse — 5


Demonstrable efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Alcohol Dependence / Abuse according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

Delta-9-THC

CBD