RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - CBD (cannabidiol) is effective in reducing aggressiveness induced by social isolation. This conclusion was reached by scientists from the University of São Paulo (USP) Medical School campus in Ribeirão Preto, who researched the behavior of mice.

The substance is extracted from marijuana, but unlike THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), it does not produce dependence or hallucinogenic reactions.

The research was conducted under a protocol named 'resident-intruder,' which consists in subjecting mice to days in isolation and, after a while, placing another subject in their space and assessing their reaction.

"Our study shows that cannabidiol is effective . . .

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