Cannabis and schizophrenia: results of a follow-up study

  title={Cannabis and schizophrenia: results of a follow-up study},
  author={Dieter Caspari},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
A total of 39 schizophrenic patients with a history of current cannabis abuse at index admission was compared with a control group of schizophrenics without substance abuse matched for age, gender, and year of admission. At follow-up after 68.7 ± 28.3 months, 27/ 39 cases and 26/39 controls could be investigated. 8/27 cases (30%) had continued cannabis abuse, 6/27 (22%) had become alcohol abusers. Only one patient of the control group had started abusing alcohol. Patients with previous cannabis… CONTINUE READING
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