Opposite Effects of D-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol and Cannabidiol on Human Brain Function and Psychopathology

By January 23rd, 2018 CBD, Research Articles, THC

THC and CBD have Opposite Effects on Brain and Body

Can CBD counteract adverse effects of excessive THC? In this 2010 issue of the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, they showed that pretreatment with CBD prevented the acute induction of psychotic symptoms by D-9-tetrahydrocannabinol. D-9-THC and CBD can have opposite effects on regional brain function, which may underlie their different symptomatic and behavioral effects, and CBD’s ability to block the psychotogenic effects of D-9-THC.

Opposite Effects of D-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol and Cannabidiol on Human Brain Function and Psychopathology