Cannabis Research A-Z

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Schizophrenia: Cannabis Research


Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that makes it difficult to distinguish the difference between what is real and not real.

It is important to know that smoking cannabis can be a dangerous experience for individuals who may suffer from schizophrenia, or phycosis. A doctor will hopefully perscribe a pharmiceutical medication.

This website indexes medical journals. not medical advice. This website is NOT claiming cannabis is good for Schizophrenia.

Talk to your doctor before using cannabis, if you have any mental conditions.

Cannabis Medical Journals

2012 - Study ~ Acute mental disturbance caused by synthetic cannabinoid: a potential emerging substance of abuse in Hong Kong.

2012 - Study ~ Cannabinoid modulation of noradrenergic circuits: Implications for psychiatric disorders.

2012 - Study ~ Cortical basket cell dysfunction in schizophrenia.

2012 - Study ~ Increased gray matter density in patients with schizophrenia and cannabis use: A voxel-based morphometric study using DARTEL.

2012 - Study ~ Cannabidiol for neurodegenerative disorders: important new clinical applications for this phytocannabinoid?

2012 - Study ~ A current overview of cannabinoids and glucocorticoids in facilitating extinction of aversive memories: Potential extinction enhancers.

2012 - Study ~ Antipsychotic Profile of Cannabidiol and Rimonabant in an Animal Model of Emotional Context Processing in Schizophrenia.

2012 - Study ~ Cannabidiol enhances anandamide signaling and alleviates psychotic symptoms of schizophrenia.

2012 - Study ~ A critical review of the antipsychotic effects of Cannabidiol: 30 years of a translational investigation.

2012 - Study ~ Neurocognitive functioning and cannabis use in schizophrenia.

2012 - Study ~ Subjective and Physiological Effects of Oromucosal Sprays Containing Cannabinoids (Nabiximols): Potentials and Limitations for Psychosis Research.

2012 - Study ~ Alcohol and cannabis use and mortality in people with schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders.

2012 - Study ~ Nutritional n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids deficiency alters cannabinoid receptor signaling pathway in the brain and associated anxiety-like behavior in mice.

2011 - Study ~ Deletion of CB2 Cannabinoid Receptor Induces Schizophrenia-Related Behaviors in Mice.

2011 - Study ~ Cannabis use predicts shorter duration of untreated psychosis and lower levels of negative symptoms in first-episode psychosis: a South African study.

2011 - Study ~ Cannabinoids for the Treatment of Schizophrenia? A Balanced Neurochemical Framework for Both Adverse and Therapeutic Effects of Cannabis Use.

2011 - Study ~ Gadolinium-HU-308-incorporated micelles.

2011 - Study ~ Synthetic cannabinoid JWH-018 and psychosis: An explorative study.

2011 - Study ~ Nutritional omega-3 deficiency abolishes endocannabinoid-mediated neuronal functions.

2011 - Study ~ Psychopharmacological comparison of schizophrenia spectrum disorder with and without cannabis dependency.

2011 - Study ~ Endocannabinoid system dysfunction in mood and related disorders.

2011 - Study ~ Sub-chronic impact of cannabinoids in street cannabis on cognition, psychotic-like symptoms and psychological well-being.

2011 - Study ~ The Dopamine and Cannabinoid Interaction in the Modulation of Emotions and Cognition: Assessing the Role of Cannabinoid CB1 Receptor in Neurons Expressing Dopamine D1 Receptors.

2011 - Study ~ History of cannabis use is not associated with alterations in striatal dopamine D2/D3 receptor availability.

2011 - Study ~ Popular intoxicants: what lessons can be learned from the last 40 years of alcohol and cannabis regulation?

2011 - Study ~ The schizophrenia susceptibility gene neuregulin 1 modulates tolerance to the effects of cannabinoids.

2011 - Study ~ Endocannabinoid system and psychiatry: in search of a neurobiological basis for detrimental and potential therapeutic effects.

2011 - Study ~ The endocannabinoid system in the regulation of emotions throughout lifespan: a discussion on therapeutic perspectives.

2011 - Study ~ Cannabinoid receptor 1 gene polymorphisms and marijuana misuse interactions on white matter and cognitive deficits in schizophrenia.

2011 - Study ~ Association between a cannabinoid receptor gene (CNR1) polymorphism and cannabinoid-induced alterations of the auditory event-related P300 potential.

2011 - Study ~ Deletion of CB2 cannabinoid receptor induces schizophrenia-related behaviors in mice.

2010 - Study ~ Endocannabinoids and Schizophrenia.

2010 - Study ~ Do patients think cannabis causes schizophrenia? - A qualitative study on the causal beliefs of cannabis using patients with schizophrenia.

2010 - Study ~ Reasons for illicit drug use in people with schizophrenia: Qualitative study.

2010 - Study ~ Are cannabis use disorders associated with an earlier age at onset of psychosis? A study in first episode schizophrenia.

2010 - Study ~ Therapeutical use of the cannabinoids in psychiatry.

2010 - Study ~ A common polymorphism in the cannabinoid receptor 1 (CNR1) gene is associated with antipsychotic-induced weight gain in Schizophrenia.

2010 - Study ~ Cannabinoid–Dopamine Interaction in the Pathophysiology and Treatment of CNS Disorders.

2010 - Study ~ A behavioural comparison of acute and chronic Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol in C57BL/6JArc mice.

2010 - Study ~ Cannabinoid self-administration attenuates PCP-induced schizophrenia-like symptoms in adult rats.

2010 - Study ~ Brain cannabinoid CB2 receptor in schizophrenia.

2010 - Study ~ Does intravenous {triangleup}9-tetrahydrocannabinol increase dopamine release? A SPET study.

2010 - Study ~ The Impact of Cannabis Use on Cognitive Functioning in Patients With Schizophrenia: A Meta-analysis of Existing Findings and New Data in a First-Episode Sample.

2010 - Study ~ Attraction to cannabis among men with schizophrenia: a phenomenological study.

2010 - Letter ~ Tardive Dystonia and the Use of Cannabis.

2009 - Study ~ Maternal tobacco, cannabis and alcohol use during pregnancy and risk of adolescent psychotic symptoms in offspring.

2009 - Study ~ Cannabis and suicide: longitudinal study.

2009 - Study ~ Parasitic brain infection, endocannabinoids, and schizophrenia.

2009 - Study ~ The role of cannabis in cognitive functioning of patients with schizophrenia.

2009 - Study ~ Cannabis use and deliberate self-harm in adolescence: a comparative analysis of associations in England and Norway.

2009 - Study ~ Opposite relationships between cannabis use and neurocognitive functioning in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

2009 - Study ~ Effects of cannabidiol on amphetamine-induced oxidative stress generation in an animal model of mania.

2009 - Study ~ Synthetic delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (dronabinol) can improve the symptoms of schizophrenia.

2009 - Study ~ Can recreational doses of THC produce significant dopamine release in the human striatum?

2009 - Study ~ If cannabis caused schizophrenia-how many cannabis users may need to be prevented in order to prevent one case of schizophrenia? England and Wales calculations.

2008 - Study ~ Effects of cannabidiol on schizophrenia-like symptoms in people who use cannabis.

2008 - Study ~ The effects of cannabis abuse on the symptoms of schizophrenia: patient perspectives.

2007 - Letter ~ Reefer Madness Refuted.

2007 - Study ~ A Comparison of Symptoms and Family History in Schizophrenia with and Without Prior Cannabis Use: Implications for the Concept of Cannabis Psychosis.

2007 - Study ~ Anandamide levels in cerebrospinal fluid of first-episode schizophrenic patients: Impact of cannabis use.

2007 - Study ~ Cannabinoids and psychosis.

2006 - Study ~ Cannabidiol, a Cannabis sativa constituent, as an antipsychotic drug.

2006 - Study ~ The Mental Health Risks of Adolescent Cannabis Use.

2006 - Letter ~ Cannabis and psychosis.

2006 - Study ~ Increased cannabinoid receptor density in the posterior cingulate cortex in schizophrenia.

2006 - Study ~ An Experimental Study of Catechol-O-Methyltransferase Val(158)Met Moderation of Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol-Induced Effects on Psychosis and Cognition.

2005 - Study ~ On the Cannabinoid Receptor: A Study in Molecular Psychiatry.

2005 - Study ~ Symptoms of schizotypy precede cannabis use.

2005 - Study ~ Cannabidiol as an antipsychotic. A double-blind, controlled clinical trial on cannabidiol vs. amisulpride in acute schizophrenia.

2004 - Letter ~ Cannabis as a psychotropic medication.

2004 - Study ~ Lower Negative Symptom Scores Among Cannabis-dependent Patients with Schizophrenia-spectrum Disorders: Preliminary Evidence from an African American First-episode Sample.

2004 - Study ~ Aetiology - Review: current evidence does not show a strong causal relation between the use of cannabis in young people and psychosocial harm.

2003 - Study ~ Cannabis and the brain.

2003 - Study ~ Haloperidol, but not clozapine, produces dramatic catalepsy in delta9-THC-treated rats: possible clinical implications.

2002 - Study ~ Cannabis Use is Not Associated with the Development of Psychosis in an 'ultra' High-risk Group.

2002 - Study ~ Tobacco and Cannabis Smoking Cessation Can Lead to Intoxication with Clozapine or Olanzapine.

2000 - Study ~ Association study of a cannabinoid receptor gene (CNR1) polymorphism and schizophrenia.

2000 - Study ~ Are Cannabinoid Receptor Knockout Mice Animal Models for Schizophrenia?

1974 - Letter ~ Radical notion.