Is Marijuana Efficient for Treating Psychological Sickness?

On this episode of the Psych Central Present, hosts Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales welcome Psych Central CEO and founder Dr. John Grohol to debate marijuana and its potential advantages for treating numerous varieties of psychological sicknesses, from main melancholy to bipolar dysfunction. Dr. Grohol explains why there was so little analysis on this subject and why it is going to be fairly a while earlier than a big physique of knowledge is accrued. Additionally mentioned is the query of why many individuals appear to imagine hashish is a “miracle drug,” and which age group needs to be most cautious about the usage of marijuana (or any mind-altering substance).



Medical Marijuana Present Highlights:

“There hasn’t actually been any analysis to point out that marijuana itself is an efficient therapy for melancholy.” ~ Dr. John Grohol

[2:40]   Will marijuana assist somebody with main melancholy?

[6:12]   Why is there so little analysis on the consequences of medical marijuana?

[8:26]   What are the detrimental results of marijuana?

[11:18] Why do folks imagine it to be a miracle drug?

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About Our Visitor

John M. Grohol, Psy.D. is the founder & CEO of, a psychological well being and human habits/expertise knowledgeable, co-author of Self-Assist That Works (Oxford College Press, 2013), the creator of The Insider’s Information to Psychological Well being Assets On-line, and is a printed researcher. He sits on the scientific board of the journal, Computer systems in Human Conduct and was beforehand on the editorial boards of CyberPsychology, Conduct, and Social Networking and the Journal of Medical Web Analysis. He’s a founding board member and present treasurer of the Society for Participatory Medication, and sits on the board of the Worldwide Basis for Analysis and Schooling on Despair. He presently oversees, the world’s main psychological well being useful resource providing info and help teams to over seven million folks every month.

About The Psych Central Present Podcast Hosts

Gabe Howard is an award-winning author and speaker who lives with bipolar and nervousness problems. Along with internet hosting The Psych Central Present, Gabe is an affiliate editor for He additionally runs a web-based Fb group, The Optimistic Despair/Bipolar Completely satisfied Place, and invitations you to affix.  To work with Gabe, please go to his web site,




Vincent M. Wales is a former suicide prevention counselor who lives with persistent depressive dysfunction. Along with co-hosting The Psych Central Present, Vincent is the creator of a number of award-winning novels and the creator of costumed hero Dynamistress. Go to his web sites at and



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