PMID: 108738Mar 22, 1979

Marijuana and the perception of affect

Psychopharmacology
P L CloptonL Huey

Abstract

The influence of marijuana on the ability to perceive emotions in others was studied in 30 male volunteers who were experienced marijuana users. Subjects smoked either placebo or active marijuana containing 6 mg delta 9-THC. The Affective Sensitivity Scale, a test developed to measure the ability to perceive emotions in others, was divided at midpoint and the two halves were administered before and after smoking, respectively. Analysis of variance demonstrated a decline in test scores following active marijuana administration, while changes following the placebo treatment were not significant.

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Jul 21, 2011·European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience·Lorenzo SomainiGilberto Gerra
Aug 7, 2009·Drug and Alcohol Dependence·Staci A GruberDeborah A Yurgelun-Todd
Sep 27, 2019·Animals : an Open Access Journal From MDPI·Richard GriffioenMarie-Jose Enders-Slegers

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