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Cannabis use 'raises psychosis risk'

The British Medical Journal have undergone a study that suggests that the use of Cannabis at a young age can contribute to an increase risk for psycosis.

 

The study involed following a group of 1900 participants over a period of 10 years. Results showed that even when the use of different drugs and other psychiatric conditions were taken into account, using Cannabis significantly increases the risk of psychotic symptoms.

 

 

 

For more information please visit:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-12616543

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8354747/Cannabis-doubles-risk-of-psychotic-episodes.html

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