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Anxiety: Can Medical Cannabis Be Used As An Anxioytic? 

An anxiolytic (also anti-panic or anti-anxiety agent) is a medication or other intervention that inhibits anxiety.
Cannabis Science & Medical Journals Related to Anxiety

2012 - Study ~ Cannabidiol, a Cannabis sativa constituent, as an anxiolytic drug

2012 - Study ~ Opposing Roles for Cannabinoid Receptor Type-1 (CB(1)) and Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid Type-1 Channel (TRPV1) on the Modulation of Panic-Like Responses in Rats

2012 - Study ~ Cannabinoid-related Agents in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders: Current Knowledge and Future Perspectives

2012 - Study ~ Fear relief-toward a new conceptual frame work and what endocannabinoids gotta do with it

2012 - Study ~ Bimodal Control of Fear-Coping Strategies by CB1 Cannabinoid Receptors

2012 - Study ~ Antipsychotic Profile of Cannabidiol and Rimonabant in an Animal Model of Emotional Context Processing in Schizophrenia

2012 - Study ~ Cannabinoid CB1 receptor deficiency increases contextual fear memory under highly aversive conditions and long-term potentiation in vivo

2012 - Study ~ Expression pattern of the cannabinoid receptor genes in the frontal cortex of mood disorder patients and mice selectively bred for high and low fear

2012 - Study ~ Cannabinoid-related agents in the treatment of anxiety disorders: current knowledge and future perspectives

2012 - Study ~ Age-related changes of anandamide metabolism in CB1 cannabinoid receptor knockout mice: correlation with behaviour

2012 - Study ~ Prevalence of Cannabis Use Disorder Diagnoses Among Veterans in 2002, 2008, and 2009

2012 - Study ~ Cannabinoid facilitation of fear extinction memory recall in humans

2011 - Study ~ Cannabinoids prevent the development of behavioral and endocrine alterations in a rat model of intense stress

2011 - Study ~ Cannabidiol reduces the anxiety induced by simulated public speaking in treatment-naïve social phobia patients

2011 - Study ~ Effects of intracisternal administration of cannabidiol on the cardiovascular and behavioral responses to acute restraint stress

2011 - Study ~ Cannabinoids and emotionality: a neuroanatomical perspective

2011 - Study ~ Effect of cannabidiol on sleep disruption induced by the repeated combination tests consisting of open field and elevated plus-maze in rats

2011 - Study ~ Anti-Aversive Effects of Cannabidiol on Innate Fear-Induced Behaviors Evoked by an Ethological Model of Panic Attacks Based on a Prey vs the Wild Snake Epicrates cenchria crassus Confrontation Paradigm

2011 - Study ~ Neural basis of anxiolytic effects of cannabidiol (CBD) in generalized social anxiety disorder: a preliminary report

2011 - Study ~ Inhibition of endocannabinoid catabolic enzymes elicits anxiolytic-like effects in the marble burying assay

2010 - Study ~ Brain CB2 Receptors: Implications for Neuropsychiatric Disorders

2010 - Study ~ Preservation of Striatal Cannabinoid CB1 Receptor Function Correlates with the Antianxiety Effects of Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase Inhibition

2010 - Study ~ Neural basis of anxiolytic effects of cannabidiol (CBD) in generalized social anxiety disorder: a preliminary report

2010 - Study ~ Cannabinoids and anxiety

2010 - Study ~ A behavioural comparison of acute and chronic Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol in C57BL/6JArc mice

2010 - Study ~ Intra-dorsal periaqueductal gray administration of cannabidiol blocks panic-like response by activating 5-HT1A receptors

2010 - Study ~ Pharmacological exploitation of the endocannabinoid system: new perspectives for the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders?

2010 - Study ~ Cannabinoids prevent the development of behavioral and endocrine alterations in a rat model of intense stress

2009 - Study ~ Endocannabinoids: Stress, Anxiety, and Fear

2009 - Study - Effects of {Delta}9-tetrahydrocannabinol on reward and anxiety in rats exposed to chronic unpredictable stress

2009 - Study - Modulation of effective connectivity during emotional processing by Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol

2009 - Study - Opposite Effects of Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol and Cannabidiol on Human Brain Function and Psychopathology

2009 - Study ~ Cannabidiol reverses the reduction in social interaction produced by low dose Delta(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol in rats

2009 - News ~ Medical Marijuana and Anxiety Disorders

2009 - News ~ Medical Marijuana and Panic Disorder

2008 - Study ~ Cannabinoid Modulation of Amygdala Reactivity to Social Signals of Threat in Humans

2008 - Study - The association between anxiety and alcohol versus cannabis abuse disorders among adolescents in primary care settings

2007 - Study ~ Chronologically overlapping occurrences of nicotine-induced anxiety- and depression-related behavioral symptoms: effects of anxiolytic and cannabinoid drugs

2007 - Study ~ Modulation of Fear and Anxiety by the Endogenous Cannabinoid System

2006 - Study ~ Cannabinoid CB1 Receptor Mediates Fear Extinction via Habituation-Like Processes

2006 - Study ~ Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol for nighttime agitation in severe dementia

2006 - Study ~ Anxiolytic-like properties of the anandamide transport inhibitor AM404

2006 - Study ~ Anxiolytic-like effect of cannabidiol in the rat Vogel conflict test

2006 - Study - Cannabidiol, a Cannabis sativa constituent, as an antipsychotic drug

2005 - Study - Cannabidiol as an antipsychotic. A double-blind, controlled clinical trial on cannabidiol vs. amisulpride in acute schizophrenia

1981 - Study - Single-dose study of nabilone in anxious volunteers

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