Handbook Of Cannabis & Related Pathologies

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Handbook of Cannabis and Related Pathologies: Biology, Pharmacology, Diagnosis, and Treatment is the first book to take an interdisciplinary approach to the understanding of cannabis use and misuse. Recent worldwide trends toward decriminalizing marijuana for medical use have increased legal use of the drug and recreational use remains high, making cannabis one of the most commonly used drugs. Cannabis has a wide range of adverse neurological effects, and use and abuse can lead to physical, social, and psychopathological issues that are multifarious and complex. Effective understanding and treatment requires knowledge of the drug's effects from across scientific disciplines. This book provides an overview of the biological and pharmacological components of the cannabis plant, outlines its neurological, social, and psychopathological effects, assists in the diagnosis and screening for use and dependency, and aids researchers in developing effective treatments for cannabis-related issues and disorders. Fully illustrated, with contributions from internationally recognized experts, it is the go-to resource for neuroscientists, pharmacologists, pathologists, public-health workers, and any other researcher who needs an in-depth and cross-disciplinary understanding of cannabis and its effects. Comprehensive chapters include an abstract, key facts, mini dictionary of terms, and summary points Presents illustrations with at least six figures, tables, and diagrams per chapter Provides a one-stop-shopping synopsis of everything to do with cannabis and its related pathology, from chemicals and cells, individuals and communities, and diagnosis and treatment Offers an integrated and informed synopsis of the complex issues surrounding cannabis as a substance, its use, and its misuse

Table of Contents
TheCannabisPlant: Botanical AspectsThe biosynthesis of cannabinoidsIncreasing plant concentrations of THC and implications on health related disordersAge as a Predictor of Cannabis UseLifetime cannabis use and cognition in psychosis spectrum disordersA Profile of Synthetic Cannabinoid UsersDual disorders in cannabis misuseCannabis use and cognitive functionCannabis, migration and psychosis onsetThe global epidemiology and disease burden of cannabis use and dependenceInternational aspects of cannabis use and misuse the Australian perspectiveInternational aspects of cannabis use and misuse: EgyptCannabis Body Packing A Caribbean PerspectiveGender differences in cannabis use disordersThe role of age in the onset and further development of cannabis use disordersEffects of Cannabis Use on Neurocognition in Adolescents and Emerging Adults with Psychiatric ComorbiditiesCorrelates and consequences of prenatal cannabis exposure (PCE): identifying and characterizing vulnerable maternal populations and determining outcomes for exposed offspringCannabis and clubbing: Relevance of cannabis and polydrug use in the clubbing culture todayCannabis and Sexual BehaviorFriendships and Cannabis UseStudents knowledge of cannabisChildhood trauma and cannabis - risk factors in severe mental disordersParent's Influence on Their Children's Cannabis UseCannabis Users and Premorbid Intellectual Quotient (IQ)Cannabis and traffic accidentsDrug-related pictures, attentional bias, and cannabis useCannabis use and first-episode psychosis patients (FEP)Cannabis, associative memory, fMRI, and the Implicit Association TestStress Response in Cannabis Users and PsychosisMotivation in Chronic Cannabis UseCannabis use and its association to mental illness: a focus on mood and anxiety disordersCannabis Use and Well-beingCraving and cannabis: A potential paradoxDelta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol and catalepsy-like immobilizationThe interactive nature of cannabis and schizophrenia risk genesNeuroimaging findings in Adolescent Cannabis use and Early Phase PsychosisCannabis smoking in adult schizophrenia: A cognitive and functional magnetic resonance imaging perspectiveThe long-lasting effects of cannabis use on movement and
ain regions that control movementAssessment of cannabis acute effects on driving skills: laboratory, simulator and on road studiesChronic cannabis use and axonal fi
e connectivityMicroglial activation and cannabis exposureCannabis and psychosis: correlation, causality and consequencesCannabis use and cannabis use disorders in bipolar disorder causes and consequencesCannabis use in epilepsy risks and benefitsCannabis, cannabinoids and visceral pain.Cannabis and Post-Operative AnalgesiaChronic cannabis abuse and thyroid functionCannabis Hyperemesis SyndromeCannabis and Cannabinoids and the effects on gastrointestinal function: an overviewCardiovascular Effects of Cannabis UsageCannabis and StrokeCannabis Smoking and the LungCannabis and hepatic injuryCannabis allergy: more than a bad tripMarijuana and BreastfeedingHypocretins/orexins and addiction: role in cannabinoid dependenceRegulatory role of cannabinoids for skin barrier functions and cutaneous inflammationCannabinoids and the Cannabinoid Receptors: An OverviewSignalling and Regulation of the Cannabinoid CB1 ReceptorAllosteric modulation of the Cannabinoid CB1 ReceptorThe polymorphisms of the CB2 cannabinoid receptorChemistry of Cannabinoid Receptor AgonistsThe endocannabinoid system as a target for new antiseizure drugsPharmacological aspects of anandamide and 2-arachidonoyglycerol as bioactive lipidsPharmacological aspects of NMDA receptors, mGluR5, and endocannabinoidsPeripheral CB1 receptors and ghrelin in feeding regulation. Pharmacological implications.Pharmacological aspects of novel antiobesity agents related to cannabinoidsCannabinoid reward and dependence: Focus on the main psychoactive ingredients of marijuana in preclinical studiesPeroxisome proliferator activated receptors and cannabinoids VRP suggested Peroxisome proliferator activated receptors (PPARs) and cannabinoidsThe Protein-Protein interactions of CRIP1a and cannabinoid 1 receptor: the molecular mechanism study through an integrated molecular modeling approachSynthetic cannabinoids: A summary of selected phenomena with respect to behavioral pharmacology and abuse liabilityThe role of 5-HT1A receptor and nausea and vomiting relief by cannabidiol (CBD), cannabidiolic acid (CBDA) and cannabigerol (CBG)Genetic and molecular aspects of addiction with tetrahydrocannabinolEffects of dlta Dð9-Tetrahydrocannabinol in human
east cancer9-THC and COX-2 SignalingCannabinoids and the addictive effects of nicotineCannabinoid Regulation of Intraocular Pressure: Human and Animal Studies, Cellular and Molecular TargetsOcular Delivery of TetrahydrocannabinolThe role of g-aminobutyric acid in the interoceptive effects of oral D9-tetrahydrocannabinol in humansThe role of the delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol in diabetes mellitusCannabidiol: An Overview of its Antipsychotic PropertiesCannabidiol for the treatment of epilepsy: an overview of possible mechanisms of action and preclinical and human studiesCannabidiol and neuroprotection: evidence from preclinical studiesCannabinoids as Potent Inhibitors of Human CYP1 EnzymesNabilone: Pharmacology and Clinical Applications (Suggest: The Synthetic Analogue of delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC): Nabilone. Pharmacology and Clinical Application)Synthetic cannabinoids in dementiaSynthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists ("Spice") as new recreational psychoactive substancesAccidents and synthetic cannabinoids in blood of driversCannabis and synthetic cannabinoids for cancer patients: Multiple palliative indications together with promising laboratory anti-neoplastic effectsThe Use of Medical Marijuana in the Treatment of Psychiatric DisordersBeneficial effects of cannabis and related compounds on sleepCannabinoids for the treatment of Gilles de la Tourette syndromeCannabidiol and multiple sclerosisCannabinoids and Effects on Painful NeuropathyCannabis for basal ganglia disorders (Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease)Medical cannabis for the treatment of Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseCannabidiol for the treatment of drug use disordersCannabinoids and the effects on gastrointestinal tract: a focus on motilityPotential medical uses of cannabigerol: a
ief overviewThe Cannabis Abuse Screening Test (CAST) and applicationsScreening of synthetic cannabinoidsOn-site Drug testing for CannabisCannabinoids in Oral Fluid: Identification and Interpretation of Analytical ResultsCannabinoids in exhaled
eathBarriers to treatment seeking for cannabis dependencePharmacotherapies for cannabis use disordersSelf-Initiated Cannabis Use Cessation in Adolescents and Emerging AdultsTreating cannabis dependent adolescents with family therapyCognitive Behavioral Therapy in Cannabis Use DisorderCannabis withdrawal symptoms in cannabis and poly drug usersSchool-based cannabis prevention programsThe CapOpus trial for cannabis use disordersTreating cannabis use disorders through technology assisted interventions: the telephone and internetReducing cannabis use with a real-time intervention using mobile technologyFurther information: Cannabis Neuropathology Resources and Recommended ReadingOnline Only Chapters:Tetrahydrocannabinol concentration and genetic characterization of cannabis.Cannabis Use in Youth SubculturesAggressive Behavior and Cannabis UseCOMT genotypes, cannabis use and psychosis: gene-environment interaction evidence from human populations and its methodological concernsNeuroimaging and genetics of acute and chronic cannabis effectsGrey matter, lateral ventricle volumes and executive functioning in cannabis users with first-episode psychosisComorbidity Between Cannabis Use and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Potential ModeratorsCannabis and Oral Bones: Deleterious Effects on Periodontitis and Dental ImplantsDoes cannabis use increase the risk of developing cancer in humans?Cannabis and the use of amphetamine-like substancesCannabinoid signaling in glioma cells and therapeutic implicationsCannabidiol as antioxidantsThe anxiolytic effects of cannabidiol (CBD).New Ethological and Morphological Perspectives for the Investigation of Panicolytic-Like Effects of CannabidiolSpice Use amongst United States Military PersonnelCannabis use in fi
omyalgiaShort instruments to screen for "problematic" cannabis use in general population surveys: a systematic reviewSelf-report of cannabis useCANDIS Program: Modular Treatment of Cannabis Use DisordersEngaging Cannabis Users in Treatment