Cannabis and psychiatric disorders: it is not only addiction

@article{Leweke2008CannabisAP,
  title={Cannabis and psychiatric disorders: it is not only addiction},
  author={F. Leweke and D. Koethe},
  journal={Addiction Biology},
  year={2008},
  volume={13}
}
Since the discovery of the endocannabinoid system, a growing body of psychiatric research has emerged focusing on the role of this system in major psychiatric disorders like schizophrenia (SCZ), bipolar disorder (BD), major depression and anxiety disorder. Continuing in the line of earlier epidemiological studies, recent replication studies indicate that frequent cannabis use doubles the risk for psychotic symptoms and SCZ. Further points of clinical research interest are alterations of… Expand
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