Posts tagged with ‘psychosis’

Psychosis means abnormal condition of the mind, and is a generic psychiatric term for a mental state often described as involving a “loss of contact with reality.” Psychotic states may occur after ingesting a variety of substances both legal and illegal and both prescription and non-prescription, including alcohol, some cold medications, barbiturates, amphetamines, methamphetamines, cocaine, LSD, and MDMA.

Daily Marijuana Use Can Lead to Early Onset of Psychosis

Daily marijuana use can lead to more than just a mellow disposition. According to a new Emory University study, such use in adolescence may hasten the onset of symptoms leading up to psychosis.

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