Comely Counselling - Cannabis Research
CANNABIS USE IS ASSOCIATED WITH GREATER PSYCHOTIC SYMPTOMS AND INCREASED DEPRESSION
Christina Comely, John Howard, Kevin Vaughn, Diba Pourmand & Claire Wakefield
NSW Department of Corrective Services Macquarie
University Palmerston Unit, Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital
Cannabis opens up doors in my head that I believe are closed for my own protection. If I go through these doors, the voices tell me to commit suicide...
Male participant, 33 yrs, quit 3 years
To further investigate previous findings that theuse of cannabis by people with a mental illness leads to higher rates of relapse to psychotic symptoms and worse relapse episodes.
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Master of Philosophy (Sociology)
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