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Cannabidiol, a Cannabis sativa constituent, as an antipsychotic drug.

Authors: A.W. Zuardi, J.A.S. Crippa, J.E.C. Hallak, F.A. Moreira, F.S. Guimarães
Brazilian journal of medical and biological research, April 2006

A high dose of delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol, the main Cannabis sativa (cannabis) component, induces anxiety and psychotic-like symptoms in healthy volunteers. These effects of delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol are significantly reduced by cannabidiol (CBD), a cannabis constituent whi…