Psychotic symptom and cannabis relapse in recent-onset psychosis. Prospective study.

@article{Hides2006PsychoticSA,
  title={Psychotic symptom and cannabis relapse in recent-onset psychosis. Prospective study.},
  author={Leanne Hides and Sharon Dawe and David John Kavanagh and Ross McD. Young},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2006},
  volume={189},
  pages={
          137-43
        }
}
BACKGROUND Cannabis use appears to exacerbate psychotic symptoms and increase risk of psychotic relapse. However, the relative contribution of cannabis use compared with other risk factors is unclear. The influence of psychotic symptoms on cannabis use has received little attention. AIMS To examine the influence of cannabis use on psychotic symptom relapse and the influence of psychotic symptom severity on relapse in cannabis use in the 6 months following hospital admission. METHOD At… CONTINUE READING

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