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Chandni Hindocha
University College London
43Publications
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359Citations
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Published on Sep 4, 2018in Psychological Medicine5.64
H. Valerie Curran3
Estimated H-index: 3
(UCL: University College London),
Chandni Hindocha10
Estimated H-index: 10
(UCL: University College London)
+ 3 AuthorsTom P. Freeman20
Estimated H-index: 20
(UCL: University College London)
BACKGROUND: Changes in cannabis regulation globally make it increasingly important to determine what predicts an individual's risk of experiencing adverse drug effects. Relevant studies have used diverse self-report measures of cannabis use, and few include multiple biological measures. Here we aimed to determine which biological and self-report measures of cannabis use predict cannabis dependency and acute psychotic-like symptoms. METHOD: In a naturalistic study, 410 young cannabis users were a...
Published on Apr 23, 2019in Journal of Psychopharmacology4.22
Matthew B. Wall19
Estimated H-index: 19
(UCL: University College London),
Rebecca Anne Pope3
Estimated H-index: 3
(UCL: University College London)
+ 10 AuthorsAbigail M. Freeman (UCL: University College London)
Background:Two major constituents of cannabis are Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). THC is the main psychoactive component; CBD may buffer the user against the harmful effects of THC.Aims:We examined the effects of two strains of cannabis and placebo on the human brain’s resting-state networks using fMRI.Methods:Seventeen healthy volunteers (experienced with cannabis, but not regular users) underwent three drug treatments and scanning sessions. Treatments were cannabis contain...
Published on Apr 23, 2019in Addiction Biology4.22
Chandni Hindocha10
Estimated H-index: 10
(UCL: University College London),
Tom P. Freeman20
Estimated H-index: 20
+ 5 AuthorsH. Valerie Curran41
Estimated H-index: 41
(UCL: University College London)
Published on Apr 4, 2019in BMJ27.60
Tom P. Freeman20
Estimated H-index: 20
,
Chandni Hindocha10
Estimated H-index: 10
(UCL: University College London)
+ 1 AuthorsMichael A P Bloomfield8
Estimated H-index: 8
### What you need to know Until recently, cannabis and its derivatives were widely restricted under legislation which stated they had no medical value and carried a substantial risk of misuse. Policy is rapidly changing, and cannabis can now be prescribed for medicinal use in many countries, including the UK. This provides important new opportunities for treating patients although these need to be weighed up against potential risks. Several different medicinal products exist, with contrasting me...
Published on Mar 1, 2019in Pharmacology & Therapeutics9.40
Michael A P Bloomfield8
Estimated H-index: 8
,
Chandni Hindocha10
Estimated H-index: 10
(UCL: University College London)
+ 7 AuthorsTom P. Freeman20
Estimated H-index: 20
Abstract The laws governing cannabis are evolving worldwide and associated with changing patterns of use. The main psychoactive drug in cannabis is Δ 9 -tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a partial agonist at the endocannabinoid CB 1 receptor. Acutely, cannabis and THC produce a range of effects on several neurocognitive and pharmacological systems. These include effects on executive, emotional, reward and memory processing via direct interactions with the endocannabinoid system and indirect effects on...
Published on Jan 1, 2019in European Neuropsychopharmacology4.47
J.L.L. Yim , Chandni Hindocha10
Estimated H-index: 10
+ 8 AuthorsHv Curran22
Estimated H-index: 22
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