Cannabis use and psychosis: re-visiting the role of childhood trauma.

  title={Cannabis use and psychosis: re-visiting the role of childhood trauma.},
  author={James Edward Houston and Jennifer M Murphy and Mark Shevlin and Gary W. Adamson},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  volume={41 11},
BACKGROUND Cannabis consumption continues to be identified as a causal agent in the onset and development of psychosis. However, recent findings have shown that the effect of cannabis on psychosis may be moderated by childhood traumatic experiences. METHOD Using hierarchical multivariate logistic analyses the current study examined both the independent effect of cannabis consumption on psychosis diagnosis and the combined effect of cannabis consumption and childhood sexual abuse on psychosis… CONTINUE READING
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