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Chapter 7 - Cannabinoids and Neuropsychiatry

from Section 2 - Potential Therapeutic Uses of Cannabinoids in Clinical Practice

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  12 October 2020

Steven James
University of California, San Diego
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Jacques-Joseph Moreau was a French psychiatrist in the nineteenth century and an early contributor to the field of psychopharmacology. During a trip in the 1830s to Egypt to study medical customs in the Middle East, Moreau was introduced to hashish, a dried resin from the marijuana flower, as a treatment for both physical and behavioral ailments.

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