Addiction Disorders and Therapy

The Use of Marijuana among Adolescents and Young Adults and Its Impact on Mental Health

Published on: 2019-06-17

Abstract

Marijuana is one of the most commonly abused illicit drugs in the world. Its use has increased in recent years. According to research, there appears to be a complex relationship between the use of marijuana and potential psychiatric morbidity. Different studies reveal an association with, psychosis, schizophrenia and school dropouts. This review article aims to critique relevant studies that have examined this association.

Keywords

Marijuana, Cannabis, Adolescent, Mental Health, Schizophrenia, Psychosis