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Rates and Predictors of Conversion to Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder Following Substance-Induced Psychosis.

By | Behavioral Health, Bipolar Disorders, Schizophrenia Spectrum, Substance-Related Disorders

Authors: Marie Stefanie Kejser Starzer, Merete Nordentoft, Carsten Hjorthøj
American Journal of Psychiatry, April 2018

OBJECTIVE: The authors investigated the rates of conversion to schizophrenia and bipolar disorder after a substance-induced psychosis, as well as risk factors for conversion. METHOD: All patient information was extracted from the Danish Civil Registration System and the Psychi…

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Neuroanatomic comparison of bipolar adolescents with and without cannabis use disorders.

By | Behavioral Health, Bipolar Disorders

Authors: Kelly Jarvis, Melissa P. DelBello, Neil Mills, Igor Elman, Stephen M. Strakowski, Caleb M. Adler
Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, December 2008

OBJECTIVE: Co-occurrence of substance use and bipolar disorders is both common and associated with poor treatment response and greater functional impairment than either disorder alone. The neurophysiological correlates of this co-morbidity however, remain unclear. In this pilo…

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Cannabis use and expression of mania in the general population.

By | Behavioral Health, Bipolar Disorders

Authors: Cécile Henquet, Lydia Krabbendam, Ronde Graaf, Margreetten Have, Jimvan Os
Journal of Affective Disorders, October 2006

BACKGROUND: Cannabis use is common in patients with bipolar disorder, however little is known about cannabis as a risk factor for mania. In order to investigate the association between exposure to cannabis and subsequent development of manic symptoms whilst controlling for psy…

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Cannabinoids in bipolar affective disorder: a review and discussion of their therapeutic potential.

By | Behavioral Health, Bipolar Disorders

Authors: C. H. Ashton, P. B. Moore, P. Gallagher, A. H. Young
Journal of Psychopharmacology, May 2005

Bipolar affective disorder is often poorly controlled by prescribed drugs. Cannabis use is common in patients with this disorder and anecdotal reports suggest that some patients take it to alleviate symptoms of both mania and depression. We undertook a literature review of can…

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