Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) reported significant improvements in their social communication abilities after treatment with CBD oil, according to a new study conducted in Israel.
Parents reported a reduction in restrictive and repetitive behaviors of children, reported PsyPost.
The study, published in the journal Translational Psychiatry, was conducted on 82 children (65 identified as boys) with an average age of 9. They fulfilled the diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorder. Their parents reported disruptive behavioral problems over the preceding six months.