Schizophrenia & Marijuana Abuse

by baladmin | May 29, 2014

The definition and classification of mental disorders is a key issue for addiction treatment service providers and those who may be diagnosed. For a mental state to classify as a disorder, it generally needs to cause dysfunction. There are many different categories of mental disorder, and many different facets of human behavior and personality that […]

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New Study Shows Structural Brain Differences in Occasional Marijuana Use

by baladmin | May 2, 2014

Most studies on marijuana use have looked at long-term heavy marijuana users and show brain changes. Jodi Gilman, PhD, from the Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, says “Our study is different in that it looks at young adult recreational users who are not addicted based on a psychological interview and we found observable […]

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Will Legalizing Marijuana Lead to More Crime?

by baladmin | March 27, 2014

The hot topic debate on a state wide basis is whether or not to make Marijuana legal. Many people are concerned that making it legal will increase crime, however according to a new national study released yesterday it will not. The same study also found that youths who tested positive for marijuana had a significantly […]

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