Never fear, cannabinoids are here                    (article – 2002)









The endogenous cannabinoid system controls extinction of aversive memories. (abst – 2002)                          


‘Natural’ cannabis manages memory                 (news – 2002)


Study: Marijuana Eases Traumatic Memories                  (news – 2002)


Cannabis-like Brain Chemical Blocks Out Bad Memories                 (news – 2002)


Endocannabinoids extinguish bad memories in the brain               (news – 2002)


Marijuana-Like Compound Banishes Fear               (news – 2002)


Natural high helps banish bad memories              (news – 2002) (may need registration)


Israel to soothe soldiers with marijuana              (news – 2004)


Enhancing Cannabinoid Neurotransmission Augments the Extinction of Conditioned Fear (full – 2005)                             


Cannabinoid CB1 Receptor Mediates Fear Extinction via Habituation-Like Processes (full – 2006)  xt=cannabinoid&searchid=1&FIRSTINDEX=400&resourcetype=HWCIT


Aversive memory reactivation engages in the amygdala only some neurotransmitters involved in consolidation.  (full – 2006)                                 


PTSD and Cannabis: A Clinician Ponders Mechanism of Action              (news – 2006)


Cannabis Eases Post Traumatic Stress                 (news/ forum post – 2006)


Modulation of Fear and Anxiety by the Endogenous Cannabinoid System            (full – 2007)


Inhibition of fatty-acid amide hydrolase accelerates acquisition and extinction rates in a spatial memory task.     (full – 2007)









Posttraumatic stress symptom severity predicts marijuana use coping motives among traumatic event-exposed marijuana users                                                         (abst – 2007)


Medical Marijuana: PTSD Medical Malpractice                (news – 2007)


Cannabis for the Wounded – Another Walter Reed Scandal                  (news – 2007)


Association of the Cannabinoid Receptor Gene (CNR1) With ADHD and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder          (full – 2008)


Marijuana Therapy for Veterans with PTSD                  (article – 2008)


Cannabinoid Receptor Activation in the Basolateral Amygdala Blocks the Effects of Stress on the Conditioning and Extinction of Inhibitory Avoidance                                                            (full – 2009) ext=Dr.+Irit+Akirav+&andorexactfulltext=and&searchid=1&FIRSTINDEX=0&resourcetype=HWCIT


The use of a synthetic cannabinoid in the management of treatment-resistant nightmares in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).                                                     (abst – 2009)


Cannabinoid receptors in brain: pharmacogenetics, neuropharmacology, neurotoxicology, and potential therapeutic applications                                                                                        (abst – 2009)


Medical Marijuana and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)               (news – 2009)  ptsd-


Patients with post-traumatic stress disorder may benefit from synthetic marijuana (news – 2009)  synthetic-marijuana/


Medical Marijuana and Nightmares                   (news – 2009)


Marijuana could alleviate symptoms of PTSD                   (news – 2009)


Marijuana could prove helpful for post-traumatic stress disorder patients. (news – 2009)…-  a0211332139









‘Pot’ may help combat PTSD U. of Haifa study shows                 (news – 2009)


PTSD contributes to teen and young adult cannabis use disorders.                (full – 2010)


Cannabinoids modulate hippocampal memory and plasticity.                (abst – 2010)


The relationship between substance use and posttraumatic stress disorder in a methadone maintenance treatment program.                                                       (abst – 2010)


V.A. Easing Rules for Users of Medical Marijuana                  (news – 2010)


Cannabis and PTSD by Michael McKenna                  (anecdotal – 2010)


The role of cannabinoids in modulating emotional and non-emotional memory processes in the hippocampus.     (full – 2011)


Cannabinoids prevent the development of behavioral and endocrine alterations in a rat model of intense stress.  (full – 2011)


Cannabinoids Prevent the Development of Behavioral and Endocrine Alterations in a Rat Model of Intense Stress.                                                     (abst – 2011)


Posttraumatic stress disorder and Cannabis use in a nationally representative sample. (abst – 2011)                              


Cannabinoid receptor expression and phosphorylation are differentially regulated between male and female cerebellum and brain stem after repeated stress: Implication for PTSD and drug abuse.     (abst – 2011)                                        


Effect of cannabidiol on sleep disruption induced by the repeated combination tests consisting of open field and elevated plus-maze in rats.                                                              (abst – 2011)


Cannabinoids Prevent the Development of Behavioral and Endocrine Alterations in a Rat Model of Intense Stress.                                                     (abst – 2011)


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.  (abst – 2011)










Medical cannabis use in post-traumatic stress disorder: a naturalistic observational study. (abst – 2011)                            


Cannabis use among military veterans after residential treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder.           (abst – 2011)         


Marijuana Administration After a Traumatic Experience May Prevent Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms, Rat Study Suggests                                                             (news – 2011)


Medical marijuana turns former soldier’s life around              (news – 2011)  around


Marijuana blocks PTSD symptoms in rats: study               (news – 2011)


Cannabidiol, a Cannabis sativa constituent, as an anxiolytic drug.             (full – 2012)  44462012000500008&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en


CADTH Rapid Response Report: Cannabinoids for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder         (full – 2012)


Endocannabinoids in stressed humans                (link to PDF – 2012) cNo=2&uiLanguage=en


Critical role of the endocannabinoid system in mediating rapid glucocorticoid effects on memory for emotionally arousing experiences                                                        (link to PDF – 2012)  cNo=3&uiLanguage=en


Positron emission tomography offers new perspectives for evidence-based treatment development in PTSD                                                     (link to PDF – 2012) l&recNo=2&uiLanguage=en


Multiple mechanisms involved in the large-spectrum therapeutic potential of cannabidiol in psychiatric disorders.                                                     (abst  – 2012)


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.      (abst – 2012)                                  


Fear relief-toward a new conceptual frame work and what endocannabinoids gotta do with it.     (abst – 2012)              










On Disruption of Fear Memory by Reconsolidation Blockade: Evidence from Cannabidiol Treatment.     (abst – 2012)                                


Bimodal Control of Fear-Coping Strategies by CB1 Cannabinoid Receptors. (abst – 2012)                           


Cannabinoid CB1 receptor deficiency increases contextual fear memory under highly aversive conditions and long-term potentiation in vivo.                                                                 (abst – 2012)


Expression pattern of the cannabinoid receptor genes in the frontal cortex of mood disorder patients and mice selectively bred for high and low fear. (abst – 2012)


Mitigation of post-traumatic stress symptoms by Cannabis resin: A review of the clinical and neurobiological evidence.                                                  (abst – 2012)


Prevalence of Cannabis Use Disorder Diagnoses Among Veterans in 2002, 2008, and 2009.        (abst – 2012)            


The underdiagnosis of cannabis use disorders and other Axis-I disorders among military veterans within VHA.                                                 (abst – 2012)


Cannabidiol blocks long-lasting behavioral consequences of predator threat stress: Possible involvement of 5HT1A receptors.                                                                    (abst – 2012)


Failure to extinguish fear and genetic variability in the human cannabinoid receptor 1. (abst – 2012)                            


CB1 receptor activation in the nucleus accumbens core impairs contextual fear learning. (abst – 2012)                             


Convergent translational evidence of a role for anandamide in amygdala-mediated fear extinction, threat processing and stress-reactivity                                                              (abst – 2012)


Brain altering drug calms fears also                (news – 2012)


Israel pushing ahead in medical marijuana industry              (news – 2012) 180817891.html;_ylt=A2KJjbz3o5RQ4BcAYprQtDMD


Cannabinoid facilitation of fear extinction memory recall in humans.              (abst – 2013)










A current overview of cannabinoids and glucocorticoids in facilitating extinction of aversive memories: Potential extinction enhancers.                                                                   (abst – 2013)


Predator threat stress promotes long lasting anxiety-like behaviors and modulates synaptophysin and CB1 receptors expression in brain areas associated with PTSD symptoms. (abst – 2013)


Cannabidiol enhances consolidation of explicit fear extinction in humans. (abst – 2013)                             


THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM PROVIDES AN AVENUE FOR EVIDENCE- BASED TREATMENT DEVELOPMENT FOR PTSD                                                                (1st page – 2013)

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