What resources are already out there?

There is a lot of information out there and it can be hard to distinguish fact from opinion. This is clearly a heated topic which continues to garner a lot of attention. There has already been a lot of debate about the nature and cause of psychosis without incorporating an illegal drug into the equation and so it isn't surprising that discussing the link between cannabis use and psychosis has spawned a lot of intense dialogue.

Academic Journals

We can group the literature into three groups based on their conclusions about the link between cannabis and psychosis.

1)    The Contributing Cause Hypothesis:

Cannabis-->Psychosis
(psychosis is a consequence of cannabis use)

2)    The Self-Medication Hypothesis:

Psychosis-->Cannabis
(cannabis use is a consequence of psychosis)

3)    The Vulnerability Hypothesis:

Cannabis<-->Psychosis
(cannabis use may be a stressor/trigger for individuals at high-risk/vulnerable for psychosis)

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