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(p. 267) The role of cannabis in inducing paranoia and psychosis 

(p. 267) The role of cannabis in inducing paranoia and psychosis
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(p. 267) The role of cannabis in inducing paranoia and psychosis
Author(s):

Cécile Henquet

, Marta Di Forti

, Robin M. Murray

, and Jim van Os

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780199206315.003.0013
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date: 18 October 2018

In this chapter the acute and long-term effects of cannabis on psychoticsymptoms, in particular on paranoia, is discussed. There is muchinterest in whether heavy use of cannabis can impair cognition but this chapter concentrates on the effects of its acute and chronic useon psychotic symptoms.

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