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January 27, 2023


Front Psychiatry


http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/36684012?dopt=Abstract


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Mental disorders are no predictors to determine the duration of cannabis-based treatment for chronic pain.

Authors

Rometsch C, Ott S, Festl-Wietek T, Jurjut A-M, Schlisio B, Zipfel S, Stengel A, Herrmann-Werner A
Front Psychiatry. 2022; 13:1033020.
PMID: 36684012.

Abstract

Chronic pain (CP), a complex biopsychosocial disorder with a global prevalence of up to 33%, can be treated by following multidisciplinary approaches that may include cannabis-based medicine (CBM). However, because CBM continues to be a new treatment, questions remain regarding the ideal duration for CBM and its psychosocial determinants, including mental comorbidities.