Author | Rachel A. Rabin, MSc

Articles

Schizophrenia, Neurocognitive Dysfunction, and Substance-Related Disorders: A Review

October 14, 2013

The authors evaluate the effects of nicotine and cannabis on neurocognitive function in individuals with schizophrenia and review potential pharmacological treatment strategies.

The Cannabis-Psychosis Link: Mind Your Mind

June 28, 2012

Evidence suggests that cannabis is associated with an increased risk of psychosis when it is used frequently. Marijuana doesn't count, does it?

The Cannabis-Psychosis Link

January 12, 2012

While research suggests that cannabis use can induce an acute psychotic state, there is controversy about whether it may precipitate psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia. These authors offer an update on this important issue and provide clinically useful recommendations.