Psychosis and Cannabis

An Australian meta-analysis has found that for cannabis users the age of onset for psychosis was 2.7 years earlier than those who did not use cannabis. Alcohol is not thought to significantly affect onset age for psychosis.

Large, M et al (2011) ‘Cannabis Use and Earlier Onset of Psychosis’ Archives of General Psychiatry. Doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2011.5

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