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Cannabis Use Tied to Psychosis Recovery Trouble

(3/6/2012)

Reuters
March 1, 2012

People who suffer an episode of psychotic symptoms may want to steer clear of marijuana afterwards, according to a study from the Netherlands. Researchers, whose findings appeared in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, found that people who kept smoking cannabis after a psychotic break tended to have certain problems in recovery. The effects were fairly small and seemed to be limited to social life and financial independence, rather than mental health symptoms. But the findings did support conventional wisdom that people who have ever suffered from psychosis should avoid smoking marijuana.

View the full article: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/01/us-health-cannabis-psychosis-idUSTRE82011320120301


Keywords: cannabis use, psychosis, recovery, trouble



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