Cannabidiol (CBD) is the second-most common phytocannabinoid found in cannabis plants after tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Unlike THC, no psychoactive effect has been demonstrated for CBD. Due to its effect on various neurotransmitter systems, it has been tried for the treatment of many physical and psychiatric diseases, considering its neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory properties. In this Editorial, the characteristics of CBD and its place in various psychiatric disorders will be briefly discussed.
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