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Keywords

cannabinoid, cannabis, endocannabinoid, marijuana, neurobiology, posttraumatic stress disorder, PTSD

 

Authors

  1. Krumm, Bryan A. MSN, RN, CNP, BC

Abstract

Abstract: The endocannabinoid system is intricately involved in regulation of the neurobiological processes, which underlie the symptomatology of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This article discusses the neurobiological underpinnings of PTSD and the use of cannabis for treating PTSD in the New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program.