Sunday, July 27, 2008

Cannabis Psychosis

Excessive cannabis use can lead to psychosis as explained, for example, in 2007 here and here, in 200519941993, and 1982
... scientists found a more disturbing outlook for "heavy users" of pot, those who used it daily or weekly: Their risk for psychosis jumped to a range of 50 percent to 200 percent.
As well, combining antidepressants with cannabis can yield acute psychosis in which confusion, amnesia, delusions, hallucinations, anxiety, agitation and hypomanic symptoms predominate; discussed here and here.