Posted: December 11th, 2021
Critical review of the psychoactive drug marijuana/cannabis | PSY 630 Psychopharmacology | Ashford University
Focus on the pharmacology of the Psychoactive drug Marijuana known as Cannabis. Do not focus on the social or addictive aspects and impact
A minimum of three peer-reviewed articles published within the last five years on Marijuana/Cannabis. Analyze and explain the pharmacological aspects of the drug as they relate to the following:
- neurotransmitters affected and receptors,
- route of administration, half-life, doses,
- side effects, drug interactions,
- contraindications, and other important facets of the drug. Explain these aspects of the drug in terms of the psychiatric disorders indicated for the drug and the issue(s) associated with that use. If there is no accepted therapeutic use for the drug, evaluate and describe the actions of the drug with regard to the abuse process.