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Substance use in adolescence and psychosis: clarifying the relationship

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Abstract


  • Adolescence is a time of exploration of the self, and this exploration may

    involve the use of alcohol and drugs. Sadly, for some, adolescence also

    marks the first signs of a psychosis. The temporal proximity between

    the onset of substance use and of psychosis has been the cause of much

    debate. Here we review the association of alcohol, cannabis, stimulants,

    and other drugs with psychosis, and we conclude that the use of cannabis

    and the amphetamines significantly contributes to the risk of psychosis.

Authors


Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • Barkus, E. & Murray, R. (2010). Substance use in adolescence and psychosis: clarifying the relationship. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 6 (27 April 2010), 365-389.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-77952942147

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1956&context=hbspapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/hbspapers/907

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Number Of Pages


  • 24

Start Page


  • 365

End Page


  • 389

Volume


  • 6

Issue


  • 27 April 2010

Abstract


  • Adolescence is a time of exploration of the self, and this exploration may

    involve the use of alcohol and drugs. Sadly, for some, adolescence also

    marks the first signs of a psychosis. The temporal proximity between

    the onset of substance use and of psychosis has been the cause of much

    debate. Here we review the association of alcohol, cannabis, stimulants,

    and other drugs with psychosis, and we conclude that the use of cannabis

    and the amphetamines significantly contributes to the risk of psychosis.

Authors


Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • Barkus, E. & Murray, R. (2010). Substance use in adolescence and psychosis: clarifying the relationship. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 6 (27 April 2010), 365-389.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-77952942147

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1956&context=hbspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/hbspapers/907

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 24

Start Page


  • 365

End Page


  • 389

Volume


  • 6

Issue


  • 27 April 2010