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Are Lefties More Likely To Be Schizophrenic?

By | Thu, 10/31/2013 - 18:43

Studies of patients diagnosed with psychotic disorders like schizophrenia reveal a disproportionate amount of lefties.

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Parents Say Smoking Pot Drove 20-Year-Old To Suicide

By | Thu, 10/17/2013 - 18:25

The parents of 20-year-old Matthew Leahy believe that his recent suicide at a mental health facility may have been triggered by the effects of smoking pot.

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Chicken or Egg? Link Between Marijuana Use and Psychosis Can Go Both Ways

By | Wed, 12/26/2012 - 09:34

While using marijuana has been linked to the development of psychotic symptoms in teens, new findings revealed that the reverse could also be true.

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Scientists Find Gene That Links Marijuana to Mental Illness

By | Wed, 11/14/2012 - 17:51

Researchers have long suspected that people who are exposed to marijuana during their adolescence are at increased risk for psychotic illnesses, particularly schizophrenia.