Cannabis and Schizophrenia

  title={Cannabis and Schizophrenia},
  author={B. Mcloughlin and Jonathan A Pushpa-Rajah and D. Gillies and J. Rathbone and Hannele Variend and E. Kalakouti and K. Kyprianou},
  journal={The Nurse Practitioner},
  • B. Mcloughlin, Jonathan A Pushpa-Rajah, +4 authors K. Kyprianou
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • The Nurse Practitioner
  • BACKGROUND Schizophrenia is a mental illness causing disordered beliefs, ideas and sensations. Many people with schizophrenia smoke cannabis, and it is unclear why a large proportion do so and if the effects are harmful or beneficial. It is also unclear what the best method is to allow people with schizophrenia to alter their cannabis intake. OBJECTIVES To assess the effects of specific psychological treatments for cannabis reduction in people with schizophrenia.To assess the effects of… CONTINUE READING
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