Association Between Cannabis and Psychosis: Epidemiologic Evidence

@article{Gage2016AssociationBC,
  title={Association Between Cannabis and Psychosis: Epidemiologic Evidence},
  author={S. Gage and M. Hickman and S. Zammit},
  journal={Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2016},
  volume={79},
  pages={549-556}
}
  • S. Gage, M. Hickman, S. Zammit
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • Associations between cannabis use and psychotic outcomes are consistently reported, but establishing causality from observational designs can be problematic. We review the evidence from longitudinal studies that have examined this relationship and discuss the epidemiologic evidence for and against interpreting the findings as causal. We also review the evidence identifying groups at particularly high risk of developing psychosis from using cannabis. Overall, evidence from epidemiologic studies… CONTINUE READING
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