Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Tag: marijuana and psychosis

Mania or Marijuana?

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Is marijuana to blame for my mental health issues? Strange things started happening in my mind once I started using the medical-grade weed.

From Stoned to “Schizophrenic”: My Mental Healthcare Journey

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During a period of self-doubt, I chose to see a psychiatrist because I was engulfed in negative thoughts and couldn't find a direction in life. The slightest joys came only when I was high. Though my weed addiction was likely causing all of my symptoms, my psychiatrist’s response was to prescribe antipsychotics.

The Unintended Consequences of Colorado’s “Social Experiment”

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The lack of any regulations on the potency of THC in marijuana has allowed the cannabis industry to increase the potency to astronomical proportions, resulting in a burgeoning public health crisis. Many people seem to lack a true understanding of the potential negative consequences of the higher-potency THC.

“Cannabis for Schizophrenia – Does it Work?”

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The German news agency DW features a video report on whether cannabidiol, an active substance derived from marijuana, can help relieve the symptoms of schizophrenia.