Cannabis and Psychosis: What is the Link?

  title={Cannabis and Psychosis: What is the Link?},
  author={M. B. Amar and S. Potvin},
  journal={Journal of Psychoactive Drugs},
  pages={131 - 142}
  • M. B. Amar, S. Potvin
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Psychoactive Drugs
  • Abstract Growing evidence supports the hypothesis that cannabis consumption is a risk factor for the development of psychotic symptoms. Nonetheless, controversy remains about the causal nature of the association. This review takes the debate further through a critical appraisal of the evidence. An electronic search was performed, allowing to identify 622 studies published until June 1st 2005. Longitudinal studies and literature reviews were selected if they addressed specifically the issues of… CONTINUE READING
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