Article Text

PDF
Cannabis use increases risk of developing symptoms of mania

Statistics from Altmetric.com


 
 Q Does cannabis use increase the likelihood that a person will develop mania?

METHODS

Embedded ImageDesign:

Prospective cohort study.

Embedded ImageFollow-up period:

Three years.

Embedded ImageSetting:

General population in 90 randomly selected municipalities, the Netherlands; time period not stated.

Embedded ImagePeople:

4815 people aged 18–64 years (mean age 41.2 years, 53% female) selected using multistage stratified random sampling of private households. Exclusions not stated.

Embedded ImageRisk factors:

Trained interviewers used the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI) at baseline, 1 and 3 years to assess lifetime use and highest frequency of use of cannabis. Mania and psychosis were also assessed. Psychosis was classified as at least 1 positive rating (score of 2 to 6) on any of the 17 CIDI core psychosis items. Logistic regression was used to calculate odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals. Analyses were adjusted for age, sex, ethnicity, educational level, marital status, neuroticism, lifetime other …

View Full Text

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.

Linked Articles