Methods of the Pharmacological Imaging of the Cannabinoid System: understanding the role of the brain endocannabinoid system in human cognition

Research Subject: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Author: Hendrika Van Hell, Matthijs Bossong, Gerry Jager et al.
Publish Date: 2011

Various lines of (pre)clinical research indicate that cannabinoid agents carry the potential for therapeutic application to reduce symptoms in several psychiatric disorders. However, direct testing of the involvement of cannabinoid brain systems in psychiatric syndromes is essential for further development.

This article describes the objectives and methods of the PhICS study and presents preliminary results of the administration procedure on subjective and neurophysiological parameters.

 

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