Schizophrenia & Psychosis

Schizophrenia & Psychosis

Schizophrenia is a chronic brain disorder. When active, symptoms can include delusions, hallucinations, trouble with thinking and concentration, and lack of motivation.

Articles in Schizophrenia & Psychosis

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After over a century of failing to find a causal link between cannabis use and schizophrenia, proponents of Reefer Madness have had to couch their warnings.
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Cannabis use may protect against steatosis, the abnormal accumulation of lipids in the liver
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The claim that cannabis causes or precipitates psychosis has long been a foundation for opposing cannabis.
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High doses of THC are hallucinogenic, and microdosing LSD is a lot like CBD. These mighty molecules can relieve human suffering and act through the endocannabinoid system.
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A new study from researchers at Yale University suggests that an antipsychotic called haloperidol decreases the psychoactive effects of THC.
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Danish researchers have found that cannabis users with schizophrenia experienced significantly fewer gut-related issues than non-cannabis users
Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence
Jahan Marcu, PhD, exposes major flaws in a new book that revives reefer madness stereotypes about cannabis, psychosis and violence.
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Researchers highlight how criminalizing the use of any drug worsens the lives of both casual users and addicts.
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High dose? Low dose? CBD? THC? Optimizing your medical use of cannabis may entail some experimentation.
CBD and gene expression
CBD may reduces brain cancer and breast cancer cell proliferation and metastasis by inhibiting the expression of the ID-1 gene.

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