Survey of Australians using cannabis for medical purposes

Pain (Chronic Non-Malignant) Arthritis Depression Insomnia Nausea and Vomiting

Key Findings

Cannabis was perceived to provide "great relief" overall including arthritis pains, depression, chronic pain, persistent nausea, and insomnia. Cannabis was also typically perceived as superior to other medications in terms of undesirable effects, and the extent of relief provided.

Information and Links


Link: Survey of Australians using cannabis for medical purposes

Year: 2005

DOI: 10.1186/1477-7517-2-18


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Pain (Chronic Non-Malignant) — 3


Likely probability of the efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Pain (Chronic Non-Malignant) according to the results found in this study.

Arthritis — 3


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

Depression — 3


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

Insomnia — 3


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

Nausea and Vomiting — 3


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

Drugs Used

Cannabis