Only certain compounds in cannabis are at fault.
Cannabis use is linked to psychosis, but only a small number of users will experience it.
Many of the harms associated with cannabis use are to do with its illegality.
There are health risks associated with cannabis use, but there's no evidence use will increase if it's legalised.
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Smoking cannabis has been linked with schizophrenia – and 94% seized in Britain in 2016 was of the high-potency variety.
A 2015 study from the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse describes youth perceiving marijuana as “relatively harmless” and “not as dangerous as drinking and driving.”
Provincial policies to implement the legal consumption of marijuana are unlikely to protect children and youth. High school teachers and parents will be on the front line.
It doesn’t matter if you’re male, female, young or old, the major risk factor for ice induced psychosis is how much you use it and how addicted you are.
A new study has looked at why some ice users suffer psychosis and others don't.
Cannabidiol shows promise in treating psychosis in a placebo controlled trial.
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Integration reaps mental health benefits.
ECT is a highly effective treatment for severe depression and psychosis, so why does it still have a bad rap?
A study has for the first time provided a detailed profile of who mental health carers are and what they do.
A new study has for first time placed a dollar value on how much it would cost the government to replace those who unofficially care for family members with mental illness.
People given taurine had significantly improved overall mental health symptoms.
People given taurine had significantly improved overall mental health symptoms, including those of psychosis, compared to those given placebo.
But one thing is clear, only a small proportion of violence can be blamed on schizophrenia.
The search for answers can lead to despair.
Schizophrenia and the search for meaning in a puzzling world.
While nutrient supplementation can have a role in treating certain psychiatric disorders, all kinds of nutrients should, in the first instance, be consumed as part of a balanced wholefood diet.
A growing body of research points to the detrimental effect of unhealthy diets and the protective value of healthy diets – along with select nutritional supplements as required – for maintaining and promoting mental health.