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Factors Moderating the Association Between Cannabis Use and Psychosis Risk: A Systematic Review.

Authors: Sanne J. van der Steur, Albert Batalla, Matthijs G. Bossong Published in Brain Sciences 12 February 2020   Abstract Increasing evidence indicates a relationship between cannabis use and psychosis risk. Specific factors, such as determinants of cannabis use or the genetic profile of cannabis users, appear to moderate this association. The present systematic review…

Does using marijuana increase the risk for developing schizophrenia?

Authors: A. Eden Evins, Alan I. Green, John M. Kane, Sir Robin M. Murray
The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, April 2013

As more US states and other countries consider legalizing marijuana, clinicians need to know the possible effects of this drug. Research has shown a connection between marijuana use and an increased risk for schizophrenia in young people who are vulnerable to developing psycho…

Association of the cannabinoid receptor gene (CNR1) with ADHD and post‐traumatic stress disorder.

Authors: Ake T. Lu, Matthew N. Ogdie, Marjo‐Ritta Järvelin, Irma K. Moilanen, Sandra K. Loo, et al
American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 22 January 2008

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a highly heritable disorder affecting some 5-10% of children and 4-5% of adults. The cannabinoid receptor gene (CNR1) is a positional candidate gene due to its location near an identified ADHD linkage peak on chromosome 6, its…