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Updated 11 February 2013

Dagga, psychosis link in teens

Marijuana (cannabis) use may be linked to the development of psychotic symptoms in teens - but the reverse could also be true, says study.

Marijuana (cannabis) use may be linked to the development of psychotic symptoms in teens - but the reverse could also be true: psychosis in adolescents may be linked to later pot use, according to a new Dutch study.

"What is interesting in this study is that both processes are going on at the same time," said Dr. Gregory Seeger, medical director for addiction services at Rochester General Hospital in upstate New York.

 
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