Cannabis use and non-clinical dimensions of psychosis in university students presenting to primary care.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/129529
Title:
Cannabis use and non-clinical dimensions of psychosis in university students presenting to primary care.
Authors:
Skinner, R; Conlon, L; Gibbons, D; McDonald, C
Affiliation:
Department of Psychiatry, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.
Citation:
Cannabis use and non-clinical dimensions of psychosis in university students presenting to primary care. 2011, 123 (1):21-7 Acta Psychiatr Scand
Journal:
Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica
Issue Date:
Jan-2011
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/129529
DOI:
10.1111/j.1600-0447.2010.01546.x
PubMed ID:
20199489
Additional Links:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1600-0447.2010.01546.x/abstract;jsessionid=0DB7E49B1F89C701A2C7DF12A317F7F6.d01t04
Abstract:
To explore the relationship between cannabis use and self-reported dimensions of psychosis in a population of university students presenting for any reason to primary care.; One thousand and forty-nine students attending the Student Health Unit, National University of Ireland, Galway, completed self-report questionnaires on alcohol and substance misuse, non-clinical dimensions of psychosis [Community Assessment of Psychic Experiences (CAPE)], anxiety and depression [Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)]. Association of cannabis use with psychiatric symptoms was explored whilst controlling for confounds.; More frequent cannabis use was independently associated with greater intensity of positive, negative and depressive psychotic symptoms. The earlier the age of onset of cannabis use, the more positive psychotic symptoms were reported.; These findings support the hypotheses that cannabis use increases the risk of developing psychotic symptoms and that this risk is further increased in those individuals who use cannabis more heavily and commence it at a younger age.
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
MeSH:
Age of Onset; Anxiety; Depression; Empirical Research; Humans; Ireland; Marijuana Abuse; Primary Health Care; Psychiatric Status Rating Scales; Psychoses, Substance-Induced; Risk Factors; Self Report; Severity of Illness Index; Students; Time
ISSN:
1600-0447

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorSkinner, Ren
dc.contributor.authorConlon, Len
dc.contributor.authorGibbons, Den
dc.contributor.authorMcDonald, Cen
dc.date.accessioned2011-05-13T14:53:39Z-
dc.date.available2011-05-13T14:53:39Z-
dc.date.issued2011-01-
dc.identifier.citationCannabis use and non-clinical dimensions of psychosis in university students presenting to primary care. 2011, 123 (1):21-7 Acta Psychiatr Scanden
dc.identifier.issn1600-0447-
dc.identifier.pmid20199489-
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/j.1600-0447.2010.01546.x-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/129529-
dc.description.abstractTo explore the relationship between cannabis use and self-reported dimensions of psychosis in a population of university students presenting for any reason to primary care.-
dc.description.abstractOne thousand and forty-nine students attending the Student Health Unit, National University of Ireland, Galway, completed self-report questionnaires on alcohol and substance misuse, non-clinical dimensions of psychosis [Community Assessment of Psychic Experiences (CAPE)], anxiety and depression [Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)]. Association of cannabis use with psychiatric symptoms was explored whilst controlling for confounds.-
dc.description.abstractMore frequent cannabis use was independently associated with greater intensity of positive, negative and depressive psychotic symptoms. The earlier the age of onset of cannabis use, the more positive psychotic symptoms were reported.-
dc.description.abstractThese findings support the hypotheses that cannabis use increases the risk of developing psychotic symptoms and that this risk is further increased in those individuals who use cannabis more heavily and commence it at a younger age.-
dc.language.isoenen
dc.relation.urlhttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1600-0447.2010.01546.x/abstract;jsessionid=0DB7E49B1F89C701A2C7DF12A317F7F6.d01t04en
dc.subject.meshAge of Onset-
dc.subject.meshAnxiety-
dc.subject.meshDepression-
dc.subject.meshEmpirical Research-
dc.subject.meshHumans-
dc.subject.meshIreland-
dc.subject.meshMarijuana Abuse-
dc.subject.meshPrimary Health Care-
dc.subject.meshPsychiatric Status Rating Scales-
dc.subject.meshPsychoses, Substance-Induced-
dc.subject.meshRisk Factors-
dc.subject.meshSelf Report-
dc.subject.meshSeverity of Illness Index-
dc.subject.meshStudents-
dc.subject.meshTime-
dc.titleCannabis use and non-clinical dimensions of psychosis in university students presenting to primary care.en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Psychiatry, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.en
dc.identifier.journalActa psychiatrica Scandinavicaen
dc.description.provinceConnacht-

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