Cannabinoids and psychosis

  title={Cannabinoids and psychosis},
  author={R. A. Sewell and M. Ranganathan and D. D’Souza},
  journal={International Review of Psychiatry},
  pages={152 - 162}
  • R. A. Sewell, M. Ranganathan, D. D’Souza
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International Review of Psychiatry
  • Recent advances in knowledge about cannabinoid receptor function have renewed interest in the association between cannabis and psychosis. Case series, autobiographical accounts, and surveys of cannabis users in the general population suggest an association between cannabis and psychosis. Cross-sectional studies document an association between cannabis use and psychotic symptoms, and longitudinal studies suggest that early exposure to cannabis confers a close to two-fold increase in the risk of… CONTINUE READING
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