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MARIJUANA AND CBD: BENEFIT OR HARM FOR ANXIETY?

Many people are using marijuana (THC) or CBD (which is derived from cannabis or hemp) to help with their anxiety symptoms. What does the research show? Should I be using marijuana or CBD for my anxiety? Robert Yeilding, PsyD. (NSAC Newport Beach / Orange County) discusses what the current evidence shows and explains the rise in use of cannabis products to manage anxiety. This webinar was originally offered through the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) on February 15, 2021.

 

 

Presenter:
Robert Yeilding, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist who represents the NSAC regional clinic in Newport Beach / Orange County. Dr. Yeilding earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology. He is a Diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, and specializes in helping adults and adolescents with depressive and anxiety disorders, specializing in treating social anxiety, insomnia, panic disorder, OCD, and managing and finding growth in life transitions. He uses cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), including mindfulness strategies, which are proven interventions that provide results.

 

 

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