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>Psychiatric aspects of cannabis consumption Volume 79, issue 3, Mars 2003

Service des Pr Loô et Olié, CH Sainte-Anne, 75014 Paris (Université Paris V). Service du Professeur Reynaud, CH Paul-Brousse, 12, avenue Paul-Vaillant-Couturier, 94800 Villejuif (Université Paris XI). Service du Dr Leborgne, CH d’Orsay, 91400 Orsay.

The authors give a bibliographic overview of the effects and harmful consequences of cannabis. They draw attention to the psychiatric complications of cannabis intoxication and raise the question of the relationship of this product with schizophrenic disorders. They then tackle the socio-psychopathological determinants of cannabis abuse and addiction.