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. Fall 2017;29(4):391-400.
doi: 10.1176/appi.neuropsych.16110310. Epub 2017 May 3.

Preliminary Evidence on Cannabis Effectiveness and Tolerability for Adults With Tourette Syndrome

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Preliminary Evidence on Cannabis Effectiveness and Tolerability for Adults With Tourette Syndrome

Elia Abi-Jaoude et al. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. .

Abstract

The authors retrospectively evaluated effectiveness and tolerability of cannabis in 19 adults with Tourette syndrome. Tics scores decreased by 60%, and 18 of the 19 participants were at least "much improved." Cannabis was generally well tolerated, although most participants reported side effects.

Keywords: Basal Ganglia Disorders; Drug/Psychotherapy Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Disorders; Neuropharmacology; Outcome Studies Biological/Pharmacological.

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