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Schizophrenia Cannabis Causality?

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But a few small studies have flipped the direction of causation, suggesting that a genetic predisposition to schizophrenia (a disease marked by psychotic episodes such as hallucination) is itself a risk factor for smoking pot. That might explain why pot use is perennially high (pardon the pun) among those diagnosed with schizophrenia.

 

http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-schizophrenia-marijuana-20140624-story.html

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Its called self medicating in the medical community - people with schizophrenia find out on their own that pot often helps them. Its been known by doctors for a long time

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