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Acute Cannabis Use Provokes Psychotic Symptoms in High-Risk Subjects

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Background: While there is increasing evidence that cannabis use is associated with psychosis and psychotic disorders, establishing a true causal link has been difficult from naturalistic studies. Objective: To examine the acute effects of cannabis use among patients who are at clinical high-risk for developing a psychotic illness versus those who are not at high risk. Design: Randomized study. Participants/Methods: The study included 12 healthy adults who were regular cannabis use more...
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