Medical cannabis has been put forward as a solution to the US opioid overdose crisis since Bachhuber et al. [M. A. Bachhuber, B. Saloner, C.
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The contribution of cannabis use to variation in the incidence of psychotic disorder across Europe (EU-GEI): a multicentre case-control study
While this study isn’t youth-specific (it included individuals age 18-64), the findings are still applicable as they show an association of daily use of high
Association of Cannabis Use in Adolescence and Risk of Depression, Anxiety, and Suicidality in Young Adulthood
This compilation of 11 studies and 23,317 preadolescents and adolescents under age 18 showed that cannabis use was associated with the development of depression or
Rates and Predictors of Conversion to Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder Following Substance-Induced Psychosis
Cannabis-induced psychosis (CIP) has the highest conversion rate to schizophrenia of any substance-induced psychosis (ie opioids, amphetamines). A large register-based cohort study from Denmark found over 40% of patients who experienced CIP were diagnosed with schizophrenia within the 20 year study period, half converted within 3 years. Patients aged 16-25 had the highest risk for conversion to schizophrenia.
The authors of this study investigated the association between the degree of cannabis consumption and psychosis. Higher levels of cannabis use were associated with increased
Proportion of patients in south London with first-episode psychosis attributable to use of high potency cannabis: a case–control study.
The authors obtained data from 410 patients with first-episode psychosis and 370 population controls in south London between May 1,2005 and May 31, 2011. The