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Cannabis use correlates with schizotypy in healthy people.

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Cannabis use or high scores on self-report schizotypy questionnaires predict an increased risk of developing clinical psychosis. We tested whether cannabis use correlated with schizotypal and other personality traits in 211 healthy adults. Subjects who had used cannabis showed higher scores on schizotypy, borderline and psychoticism scales than never-users. Multivariate analysis, covarying lie scale scores, age and educational level indicated that high schizotypal traits best discriminated su...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
Addiction (Abingdon, England) More from this journal
Volume:
91
Issue:
6
Pages:
869-877
Publication date:
1996-06-01
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EISSN:
1360-0443
ISSN:
0965-2140
Language:
English
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pubs:23946
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uuid:a14a288c-aa89-4dc1-8c1b-5f62cee78316
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pubs:23946
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23946
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2012-12-19

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