Cannabidiol induces rapid-acting antidepressant-like effects and enhances cortical 5-HT/glutamate neurotransmission: Role of 5-HT1A receptors.

“Cannabidiol¬†(CBD), the main non-psychotomimetic component of marihuana…

…we have evaluated the effects of CBD following acute and chronic administration in the olfactory bulbectomy mouse model of depression…

In conclusion, our findings indicate that CBD could represent a novel fast antidepressant drug, via enhancing both serotonergic and glutamate cortical signalling through a 5-HT1A¬†receptor-dependent mechanism.”

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26711860

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