Cannabis as a risk factor for psychosis: systematic review

  title={Cannabis as a risk factor for psychosis: systematic review},
  author={D. Semple and A. McIntosh and S. Lawrie},
  journal={Journal of Psychopharmacology},
  pages={187 - 194}
  • D. Semple, A. McIntosh, S. Lawrie
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Psychopharmacology
  • Various lines of evidence suggest an association between cannabis and psychosis. Five years ago, the only significant case-control study addressing this question was the Swedish Conscript Cohort. Within the last few years, other studies have emerged, allowing the evidence for cannabis as a risk factor to be more systematically reviewed and assessed. Using specific search criteria on Embase, PsychINFO and Medline, all studies examining cannabis as an independent risk factor for schizophrenia… CONTINUE READING
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