Cannabis and mental illness: a review

@article{Lowe2018CannabisAM,
  title={Cannabis and mental illness: a review},
  author={Darby J. E. Lowe and Julia D. Sasiadek and Alexandria S Coles and Tony P George},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
  year={2018},
  volume={269},
  pages={107-120}
}
With the increasing push to legalize cannabis in Western nations, there is a need to gage the potential impact of this policy change on vulnerable populations, such as those with mental illness, including schizophrenia, mood, and anxiety disorders. This is particularly important as there are strong motives in these individuals to seek short-term reward (e.g., “getting high”). Nonetheless, data to support the beneficial effects of cannabis use in psychiatric populations are limited, and… CONTINUE READING
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