In a study of 785 patients with a psychotic disorder, researchers from The Netherlands found that cannabis us was associated with an earlier onset of psychosis and may precipitate psychosis. Onset of psychosis occurred almost two years earlier among users of cannabis, and the age of most intense cannabis use preceded age of first psychosis in 63.5% of cannabis-using patients. Results will appear in Psychological Medicine.
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May Precipitate Psychosis?? funny how the “May Precipitate” is easily news worthy but any scientific information regarding benefits or choice is “buried”
And what is the root of the psychosis? Especially in a younger individual. Let’s see, they get “high” then then feel guilty due to some propaganda they been force fed sometime in their past. They come from a not so nurturing childhood experience. As marijuana has to ability to allow some individuals “free flowing” thought, they become afraid that those of the not so nurturing environment will find out and they will be “punished”. I put forth, is it psychosis or a perceived inability to share one’s fears?
Interesting post. Homeopaths tend to agree that cannabis can interfere with homeopathic remedies, yet the same time the potentized form can be a powerful homeopathic remedy.
The variable here everyone is skipping over is the generic term “Cannabis.”
That’s like saying the patient had an adverse psyche reaction to “Food”…
There are literally hundreds of thousands of ‘strains’ of cannabis, each with their own unique cannabinoid profile.
What we DO know (now) is that Prohibition itself is responsible for so called ‘dangerous pot’ that’s contributing to ‘psychosis’ and ‘schizophrenia’ in our youth.
High doses of Dronabinol (Marinol) or high doses of pure THC will cause episodes of Manic Psychosis in just about anyone… Add CBD in sufficient amounts and the patient isn’t affected in the slightest.
End Prohibition… Help End Cannabis Psychosis
Keep it Clean! ;D