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Psychiatric Conditions

Treating Psychiatric Conditions with Medical Marijuana

What are Psychiatric Conditions?

A psychiatric condition is a disorder which leads to mental illness and can have a dramatic impact on a patient’s mood, thinking, behavior, and overall quality of life and relationships with others. Unfortunately, the fallout of certain psychiatric conditions can lead to pain, disability, incarceration, institutionalization, and even death. Some of the most common psychiatric conditions include depression, PTSD, anxiety, schizophrenia, addiction, and personality disorders. 

While the category of “psychiatric conditions” is certainly broad, each condition brings its own challenges for the patient. Fortunately, many psychiatric conditions have been identified as qualifying conditions for medical marijuana in Florida, such as anxiety, PTSD, and many others. If you or a loved one is suffering from a psychiatric condition and believe medical cannabis may be beneficial, contact a medical marijuana doctor today!


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Psychiatric Conditions treated by Medical Cannabis

Psychiatric Conditions can include, but are not limited to:

  • PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
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Symptoms of Psychiatric Conditions

Symptoms of Psychiatric conditions can include, but are not limited to:

  • Irregular thoughts
  • Depression or sadness
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Anti-social behavior
  • Guilt
  • Worry
  • Mood swings
  • Delusions
  • Hallucinations
  • Confusion

Psychiatric Conditions and Medical Marijuana

While the numerous qualifying conditions each experience their own unique symptoms as well as their own unique impact of treatment, patients with various psychological disorders have reported tremendous relief through the use of medical marijuana, according to Psychiatric Times. If you have been diagnosed with, or believe you are suffering from, a psychiatric condition which could be treated with medical cannabis, contact one of our qualified medical marijuana doctors today to schedule your appointment!

Side Effects of Cannabis for Psychiatric Conditions

Side effects of marijuana use can include changes in:

  • Sleep
  • Fatigue
  • Memory
  • Appetite
  • Mood
  • Reaction Time
  • Paranoia

Medical Marijuana Doctor Near Me

If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with numerous psychiatric conditions in Florida and are interested in how medical marijuana may be able to help you, take our qualification survey and schedule an appointment today!

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Read what others say about Medical Marijuana and Psychiatric Conditions

Medical Marijuana For PTSD

Medical marijuana has become an increasingly popular treatment method for PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder). New studies continue to provide evidence that sheds light on the ways in which medical marijuana can provide relief in patients dealing with PTSD and other mental health conditions.  What is PTSD? PTSD is a psychiatric disorder that...

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JP, 47, Summerfield

JP, 47Summerfield Medical Marijuana Doctor– 6 months on medical cannabis– PTSD– Previously treated with debilitating anxiety medicationsWhen I was approved for Medical Marijuana, my anxiety had gotten so bad I was vomiting at times and I went up on anxiety medicines, which was bad for me and I could not drive. With Cannabis and a...

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M.A., 57, Tallahassee medical marijuana clinic

M.A., 57Tallahassee medical marijuana doctor– 2 years on medical cannabis– Degenerative Disc Disorder, Osteoarthritis, Fibromyalgia, PTSD, Anxiety, DepressionI live with a 3 level titanium neck. I have severe osteoarthritis. Severe fibromyalgia. Ptsd. Major anxiety. Bouts of depression. I am cane and wheelchair free by the grace of God and his...

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Tom, 45, Summerfield

Tom, 45Summerfield Medical Marijuana Doctor– 5 months on medical cannabis– Back Pain, Sciatica, Depression, Anxiety, Panic disorder, Insomnia– Previously treated with opioids, benzos, antidepressantsAfter 5 months of cannabis treatment I am so happy to report the I no longer take any prescription medications for my conditions which are sciatica,...

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Aurelien, 33, Pensacola

Aurelien, 33Pensacola Medical Marijuana Doctor– 2 months on medical cannabis– Psychiatric Conditions‎I have been dealing with psychiatric conditions all my life, and recently finally got it diagnosed. After trying conventional medicine for a few years, I decided to give MMJ a try.The relief it has given me has been unparalleled. According to...

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Russ, 39, Tallahassee medical marijuana clinic

Russ, 39Tallahassee medical marijuana doctor – 4 months on medical cannabis– PTSD, severe physical trauma to back– Previously treated with mood stabilizers (click to view video testimonial) Excerpt: "I took 9-10 pills in the morning and another handful like that every night. Since I've come here, I don't take any of those pills in the morning. I...

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Richard B., 71 Pensacola

Richard B., 71Pensacola Medical Marijuana Doctor– 2 1/2 months on medical cannabis– PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)I’m a front line combat veteran. I was in Vietnam– July 67-68. The medical marijuana has given me some mental peace that I have not experienced in 50 years. It doesn’t take it away but it does soften the past...

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T.M., 53, St. Petersburg

T.M., 53St. Petersburg Medical Marijuana Doctor– 5 months on medical cannabis– Neuropathy‎, blood disorder, panic disorder, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes– Previously treated with opiatesI sought pain relief from opiates for more 12 years, per my neurologist. They were doing no good for my pain nor my health, more...

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Ben, 40, Pensacola

Ben, 40Pensacola Medical Marijuana Doctor – 2 months on medical cannabis– PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Anxiety, sleeping problems– Previously treated with antidepressants, anti-anxiety medication, antipsychotic medication The side effects for taking pill medication are as follow. [antidepressants]: nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, or...

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Greg, 37, Tallahassee medical marijuana clinic

Greg, 37Tallahassee medical marijuana doctor– 14 months on medical cannabis– PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), sleeping problemsI’m still working out some various formularies but I’ve been able to eliminate two medications so I can sleep at night. Still trying to get the day medications tossed out. Overall, medical marijuana has...

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