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Report on two college students with mental disorder resulted from cannabis abuse

ZHANG Qiao-yang, ZHONG Na, ZHANG Lei, ZHAO Min, DU Jiang   

  1. Department of Substance Abuse and Addiction, Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine,  Shanghai  200030, China
  • Online:2016-10-28 Published:2016-11-29
  • Supported by:

    National Key Clinical Disciplines at Shanghai Mental Health Center,OMA-MH, 2011-873;Shanghai Municipal Education Commission—Gaofeng Clinical Medicine Grant Support,20152235


Objective·To explore the clinical characteristics and therapy of cannabis abuse among adolescents and college students. Methods·Clinical data of two college students with cannabis abuse were reported and medical treatment of cannabis abuse was summarized. Results·Cannabis abuse can result in severe psychiatric symptoms, including hallucination and delusion. Some patients may have emotional problem. Antipsychotic treatment can effectively alleviate symptoms. Conclusion·Cannabis abuse is harmful to young people. Relevant institutions should pay attention to cannabis abuse and implement related measures to prevent cannabis abuse among adolescents and college students.

Key words: cannabis, mental disorder, college students