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Approx. 15 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Learn how cannabis may influence four different anxiety disorders (panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, PTSD).

  • Learn the research on cannabis for major depression and schizophrenia.

  • Learn the research on cannabis for multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury.

  • Learn the research on cannabis for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease.

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PsychologyPharmacologyPublic HealthPersonal Development
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
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Beginner Level

No background required.

Approx. 15 hours to complete
English

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University of Colorado Boulder

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Anxiety Disorders and Cannabis

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 93 min), 11 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Lecture - Anxiety and PTSD12m
Lecture - Epidemiology of Anxiety and PTSD7m
Lecture - Etiology of Anxiety and PTSD14m
Lecture - Treatments for Anxiety7m
Lecture - Cannabis, Anxiety, and PTSD14m
Lecture - Special Considerations for PTSD7m
Interview with Christine Rabinak26m
11 readings
Lecture PDF10m
NAS Report10m
PTSD10m
Panic Disorder when Fear Overwhelms10m
Social Anxiety Disorder10m
Generalized Anxiety Disorder10m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz #810m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Mood Disorders, Psychosis, and Cannabis

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 76 min), 11 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Lecture - Overview of Psychosis and Mood Disorders9m
Interview with Sachin Patel23m
Lecture - Epidemiology of Mood Disorders and Psychosis3m
Lecture - Etiology of Mood Disorders and Psychosis8m
Lecture - Treatment of Mood Disorders and Psychosis7m
Lecture - Cannabis and Mood Disorders and Psychosis - Chicken or the Egg Conundrum11m
Lecture - Deep Dive on Cannabis and Psychosis8m
11 readings
Lecture PDF10m
NAS Report10m
Depression10m
Bipolar Disorder10m
Schizophrenia10m
Depression: What You Need To Know10m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz #910m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Neurocognitive/Brain Disorders Part I

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 72 min), 12 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Lecture - Multiple Sclerosis, Epilepsy, and Traumatic Brain Injury13m
Lecture - Epidemiology of MS, Epilepsy, and Traumatic Brain Injury8m
Lecture - Etiology of MS, Epilepsy, and Traumatic Brain Injury12m
Lecture - Treatments for MS, Epilepsy, and Traumatic Brain Injury12m
Lecture - Cannabis, MS, and Epilepsy12m
Lecture - Cannabis and Traumatic Brain Injury10m
12 readings
Lecture PDF10m
Watch these videos10m
Lecture PDF10m
NAS Report10m
Traumatic Brain Injury Information Page: What research is being done?10m
Multiple Sclerosis Information Page: What research is being done?10m
Epilepsy Information Page: What research is being done?10m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
Cannabis Therapeutics and the Future of Neurology, Russo10m
Lecture PDF10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz #1010m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Neurocognitive/Brain Disorders Part II

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 86 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Lecture - Parkinson's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease13m
Lecture - Epidemiology of Parkinson's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease10m
Lecture - Etiology of Parkinson's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease10m
Lecture - Current Treatments for Parkinson's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease8m
Lecture - Cannabis and the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease6m
Lecture - Recent Research on Cannabinoids, Parkinson's Disease, and Alzheimer's Disease13m
Interview with Dr. Maureen Leehey21m
8 readings
Lecture PDF10m
Alzheimer's Disease10m
Parkinson's Disease10m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz #1110m

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