Psychotomimetic effects at initiation of cannabis use are associated with cannabinoid receptor 1 (CNR1) variants in healthy students

@article{Krebs2014PsychotomimeticEA,
  title={Psychotomimetic effects at initiation of cannabis use are associated with cannabinoid receptor 1 (CNR1) variants in healthy students},
  author={Marie-Odile Krebs and Yannick Morvan and Th{\'e}r{\`e}se M. Jay and Raphael Gaillard and Oussama Kebir},
  journal={Molecular Psychiatry},
  year={2014},
  volume={19},
  pages={402-403}
}
Cannabis induces a diverse range of subjective experiences including relaxation, anxiety, euphoria, sadness, cognitive difficulties and psychotic-like symptoms. In addition, although cannabis use is associated with an overall twofold increased risk of subsequent psychotic disorders, all individuals are not at equal risk of developing psychosis when exposed to cannabis. Inconsistent results have been reported regarding the influence of variants in the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) gene2,3… Expand
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