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Book Review

Marjuana and Madness: Psychiatry and Neurobiology

William S. Appleton, MD

Published: August 15, 2005

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Marijuana and Madness is an excellent book that clearly andthoroughly explores the subject from every point of the biopsychosocialspectrum. The general reader gets an in-depthview into the techniques and thought processes of specialists,which is unavailable in the limited space of journal articles andweekly lectures.

Twenty-nine contributors in 13 chapters address subjectssuch as the chemistry of ∆9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), thenaturally occurring cannabinoid system in the brain, and howmarijuana affects cerebral functioning and overall behavior.’ ‹

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Volume: 66

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