Cannabis and suicide: longitudinal study

  title={Cannabis and suicide: longitudinal study},
  author={Ceri Price and Tomas Hemmingsson and Glyn Lewis and Stanley Zammit and Peter Allebeck},
  journal={British Journal of Psychiatry},
  pages={492 - 497}
Background Some studies suggest that cannabis use is associated with suicidal ideation, but no detailed longitudinal study has examined suicide as an outcome. Aims To examine the association between cannabis use and completed suicide. Method A longitudinal study investigated 50 087 men conscripted for Swedish military service, with cannabis use measured non-anonymously at conscription. Suicides during 33 years of follow-up were identified by linkage with the National Cause of Death Register… 

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