Main psychoactive component in cannabis can induce psychiatric symptoms

Analysis reveals one joint could affect people with no history of psychiatric disorder

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Rajesh Gulati 6 months ago

Just consulted a pateint who has tried cannabis for the first time and become very anxious , does the study state how long to effects last for ? Is is permanent ? 

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OnMedica 6 months ago

The study found that a single dose of THC could induce symptoms associated with schizophrenia, psychotic, depressive, and anxiety symptoms in healthy people. However, it does not seem to mention how long the effects last. The study contains a table entitled ‘Within-person study samples and designs involving healthy individuals receiving THC and placebo’ which indicates that the time between dose and measurement for each study range from 10 to 120 minutes.