Primary psychosis. Most often presents with delusions, hallucinations, and thought disorder.
CIP. Often associated with visual hallucinations and paranoid ideation ( eg, features of an “organic” psychosis.
Discussion. While acute cannabis intoxication presents with a range of transient positive symptoms (paranoia, grandiosity, perceptual alterations), mood symptoms (anxiety), and cognitive deficits (working memory, verbal recall, attention), symptoms that persist beyond the effects of intoxication and withdrawal are better categorized as CIP, regardless of the route of administration (smoke inhalation, oral, intravenous).