Skip to comments.Schizophrenia linked to marijuana use disorder is on the rise, study finds
Posted on 07/22/2021 1:41:53 PM PDT by Right Wing VeganEdited on 07/22/2021 11:01:12 PM PDT by Sidebar Moderator. [history]
In 1995, 2% of schizophrenia diagnoses in the country were associated with cannabis use disorder. In 2000, it increased to around 4%. Since 2010, that figure increased to 8%, the study found.
"I think it is highly important to use both our study and other studies to highlight and emphasize that cannabis use is not harmless," said Carsten Hjorthøj, an associate professor at the Copenhagen Research Center for Mental Health and an author of the study published in the medical journal JAMA Psychiatry, via email.
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As my 34 year old daughter, who is a substance abuse counselor at a mental hospital, “Dad, it’s a lot stronger than when you were in college (1969)”
With THC at 25% it’s no wonder.
“problematic use of marijuana”
if you can’t figure out how to smoke a joint, maybe you shouldn’t be doing it?
repeat . . .
In before the “yeah, well, dude, what about all the problems caused by alcohol?” crowd...
Of course, this is true. I’ve seen this among the stoners I know in San Francisco for decades.
The truth is that we’re going to be looking at an epidemic of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders as this younger generation is raised on legal, high-octane weed... that the media and political establishment has told them is about as dangerous as eating an ice cream cone.
What? Drugs are bad for you? Say it isn’t so. /sarc
"I won't go schizo, will I?"
"It's a distinct possibility."
My son is one of them.
This goes a long way toward explaining today’s Democrats.
It was 5% on the good stuff in the 70’s. Now you can go 28% or more. You have to use tweeters to fill a bowl.
Check out on line dispensaries.
With lower THC, folks just take more hits. From what I have observed in the many places I have lived over the years is that there is a higher number of users using weed all day, every day. Even users who have nowhere to go in the morning get up at 5 AM to get their first dose. In the last two neighborhoods I’ve lived in, around 5 AM the entire section of the city around me is engulfed in marijuana fumes.
One of my friends went mad after smoking a lot of this stuff. He was convinced people were trying to kill him and eventually the company he worked for put him on permanent disability.
IMHO when libertarians support weed like it's their religion with no basis in reality and make it their #1 cause, it makes those of us libertarians as a whole look like idiots and undermines our general message of getting the government off our backs.
Very tragic. I was seeing a lady for a while who developed schizophrenia after starting marijuana. She was in enough remission when I met her that her condition was manageable by medicine and never returning to weed use. Then she spontaneously got worse and her paranoia unfortunately included me no matter what I did. Had to leave her alone. It was a shame. Very beautiful and talented lady.
Dave’s not here! 😆
“I think it is highly important to use
Northern California weed - Humboldt and Mendocino Counties
I think public school indoctrination centers are causing most of the mental illness we see today.
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