Would some cannabinoids ameliorate symptoms of autism?

Key Findings:  Despite their action on oxytocin and vasopressin release, CBD and delta9-THC may help in improving symptoms of ASD by their sedative, antipsychotic, anti-convulsant and tranquilizing effects.

Type of Study:  Meta-analysis

Study Result:  Positive

Study Location(s):  Lebanon

Year of Pub:  2012

Cannabinoids Studied:  Cannabidiol (CBD), Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)

Phytocannabinoid Source:  Not Applicable

Receptors Studied:  CB1, CB2

Ligands Studied:  Oxytocin, Vasopressin