Psychosis Risk Increases with THC-Content of Cannabis

An important study on the question of the association of risk of psychosis and cannabis use has been published in the March issue of the Lancet Psychiatry by Marta Di Forti and colleagues from the Institute of Psychiatry in London, one of the world’s most prestigious institutions of schizophrenia research (Lancet Psychiatry 2015; 2: 233-238).

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In that article they conclude that the use of high potency cannabis (“skunk”) is a very important risk factor for the development of psychosis. Continue reading