Thursday, March 3, 2011

Medical News: Marijuana Use Precedes Psychosis - in Psychiatry, General Psychiatry from MedPage Today

A recent German study reports that users of marijuana have twice the risk of developing subsequent psychosis than those who have never used marijuana. The study was completed over an 8.5 year period with close to 2,000 participants ages 14-24. Risk for psychosis increased to 20% of those using marijuana. Read a summary of the study here.

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