Neurocognitive function and schizophrenia-proneness in individuals dependent on ketamine, on high potency cannabis ('skunk') or on cocaine.

@article{Morgan2012NeurocognitiveFA,
  title={Neurocognitive function and schizophrenia-proneness in individuals dependent on ketamine, on high potency cannabis ('skunk') or on cocaine.},
  author={Celia J. A. Morgan and Suzanna Duffin and Suzanna Hunt and Lisa Monaghan and Oliver J. Mason and H. Valerie Curran},
  journal={Pharmacopsychiatry},
  year={2012},
  volume={45 7},
  pages={269-74}
}
BACKGROUND Ketamine, psychostimulants and cannabis have all been associated with psychotic phenomena but no study has directly compared users of these drugs. AIMS The aim of this study was to assess schizophrenia proneness and neurocognitive function in individuals dependent upon ketamine, cannabis and cocaine. METHOD 130 volunteers - 29 'skunk' users, 22 cocaine users, 21 ketamine users, along with 28 'recreational' poly-drug users and 30 drug-naïve controls - were assessed on the… CONTINUE READING
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