Interactions between cannabis and schizophrenia in humans and rodents

Ahmed A. Moustafa*, Mohamed Salama, Roseanne Peak, Richard Tindle, Amir Salem, Szabolcs Keri, Błazej Misiak, Dorota Frydecka, Wael Mohamed

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Abstract

In this review, we provide an overview of the relationship between cannabis use and the development of schizophrenia, using both animal and human studies. We further discuss the potential neural mechanism that may mediate the relationship between cannabis use and schizophrenia symptoms. We finally provide clinical implications and future studies that can further elucidate the relationship between cannabis and schizophrenia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)811-823
Number of pages13
JournalReviews in the Neurosciences
Volume28
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Oct 2017
Externally publishedYes

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