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

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…

The Potential of Cannabidiol Treatment for Cannabis Users With Recent-Onset Psychosis.

Authors: Britta Hahn
Schizophrenia Bulletin, 13 January 2018

A major factor associated with poor prognostic outcome after a first psychotic break is cannabis misuse, which is prevalent in schizophrenia and particularly common in individuals with recent-onset psychosis. Behavioral interventions aimed at reducing cannabis use have been un…

School achievement in 14-year-old youths prenatally exposed to marijuana.

Authors: Lidush Goldschmidt, Gale A. Richardson, Jennifer A. Willford, Stevan G. Severtson, Nancy L. Day
Neurotoxicology and Teratology, January-February 2012

The relation between prenatal marijuana exposure (PME) and school achievement was evaluated in a sample of 524 14-year-olds. Women were recruited during pregnancy and assessed, along with their offspring, at multiple phases from infancy to early adulthood. The sample represent…