I’m vaguely uneasy about comparing rats with people when it comes to PTSD. A lot of questions come to mind. Read the whole article (follow link) and see what you think.
"The results of our research should encourage psychiatric investigation into using cannabinoids." - Dr. Irit Akirav of the psychology department learning and memory lab.
By Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
“A University of Haifa study on rats has found that giving medical marijuana to those with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder can provide significant relief.
In addition, a pilot study on 20 Israel Defense Forces veterans and others with PTSD that was recently launched in various psychiatric hospitals is promising, but a full clinical trial has not yet been approved by the Health Ministry, The Jerusalem Post has learned.”