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Smoking a Cause of Psychosis?
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2015.07.24]
A meta-analysis shows high rates of smoking at first onset of psychosis and earlier onset among smokers, prompting authors to suggest a role of smoking that extends beyond the self-medication hypothesis.
Medscape Medical News

Cannabis psychosis: gender matters
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2015.07.23]
New research by health scientists at the University of York has revealed that a greater proportion of men than women suffer from cannabis psychosis.

Researchers identify the source of the debilitating memory loss in people with psychosis
Source: Neurology / Neuroscience News From Medical News Today [2015.07.23]
As disabling as its delusions and hallucinations, psychosis' devastating toll on memory arises from dysfunction of frontal and temporal lobe regions in the brain that rob sufferers of the ability...

ICU Psychosis
Source: MedicineNet Biorhythms Specialty [2015.05.14]
Title: ICU Psychosis
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/10/1998 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Does cigarette smoking contribute to schizophrenia?
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2015.07.10]
Previous studies have found that people with psychosis are more likely to smoke. A new meta-analysis suggests that this is not an attempt at self-medication, as previously thought.

Rise in numbers of teenagers given antipsychotics
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2015.07.02]
Teenagers between 13 and 18 are being treated more with antipsychotics, and mostly for conditions that do not involve psychosis, study suggests.

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