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Teen pot use linked to psychosis

Australian researchers have identified a possible link between long-term marijuana use And psychoses in teens in a study of nearly 4,000 young people. The use of marijuana was associated with an increased risk of hallucinations, delusions and other psychoses. In the … Continue reading

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Long-term marijuana use can double risk of psychosis in young people

Young people who smoke cannabis or marijuana for six years or more are twice as likely to have psychotic episodes, hallucinations or delusions than people who have never used the drug according to recent research. The findings adds weight to previous research … Continue reading

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Fish oil may stave off psychiatric illness

The AP reports that “fish oil pills may be able to save some young people with signs of mental illness from descending into schizophrenia,” according to a study published in the February issue of Archives of General Psychiatry. For the … Continue reading

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