Comely Counselling - Cannabis Research

Christina Comely
Dee Why
0416 388 838
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


Objective:

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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QUALIFICATION DETAILS
Master of Philosophy (Sociology)
BSc(hons) psychology
Registered psychologist

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