Étiquette : réduction des risques

Long-term Heavy Cannabis Use : implications for health education, Niall COGGANS et al., 2004

Long-term Heavy Cannabis Use : implications for health education Niall COGGANS, Phil DALGARNO, Lindsay JOHNSON & David SHEWAN Drugs : education, prevention and policy, 2004, Vol. 11, No. 4, 299–313   ABSTRACT There is growing evidence that cannabis can have negative effects on health. While the ongoing debate about the nature and duration of these effects recognizes mild cognitive impairment, the evidence for irreversibility of cognitive impairment and causal links with psychiatric illness is not conclusive. There is undoubtedly potential for impairment of respiratory functioning, but that will depend on lifetime load and in most cases is confounded with tobacco smoking. There is a [...]

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The association between cannabis use and psychiatric comorbidity in people with personality disorders : A population-based longitudinal study, Nadav Shalita et al., 2019

The association between cannabis use and psychiatric comorbidity in people with personality disorders : A population-based longitudinal study Nadav Shalita, Jürgen Rehmb, Shaul Lev-Ran Psychiatry Research, 2019, 278, 70–77 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2019.05.041 A B S T R A C T Both personality disorders (PD) and cannabis use are highly comorbid with various psychiatric disorders. While previous research indicates specific interactions between cannabis use and schizotypal PD associated with schizophrenia, research into cannabis use among individuals with other PDs and the development of several additional psychiatric disorders is scarce. We explored the prevalence and incidence of psychiatric disorders among individuals with PDs who use cannabis, and whether individuals [...]

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Cannabis use, dependence and withdrawal in indigenous male inmates, Bernadette Rogerson et al., 2014

Cannabis use, dependence and withdrawal in indigenous male inmates Bernadette Rogerson, Susan P. Jacups, and Nerina Caltabiano Journal of  Substance Use, 2014, 1–7 DOI: 10.3109/14659891.2014.950702 ISSN: 1465-9891 (print), 1475-9942 (electronic) Abstract Background : No studies have investigated cannabis withdrawal in indigenous or incarcerated populations, and there is currently no standard treatment for cannabis withdrawal in Australian prisons. Aims : This cross sectional survey examines cannabis use, dependence and involuntary (abrupt cessation) withdrawal in incarcerated indigenous males for the purpose of improving clinical management. Methods : 101 consenting inmates (18–40 years) from an Australian correction centre were interviewed. Demographic characteristics, lifetime cannabis use (LCU), severity of dependence, cannabis withdrawal [...]

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The moderating effect of psychedelics on the prospective relationship between prescription opioid use and suicide risk among marginalized women, Elena Argento et al., 2018

The moderating effect of psychedelics on the prospective relationship between prescription opioid use and suicide risk among marginalized women Elena Argento, Melissa Braschel, Zach Walsh, M. Eugenia Socias and Kate Shannon Journal of Psychopharmacology, 2018, 1–7 DOI : 10.1177/0269881118798610   Abstract Background/aims : Given high rates of depression and suicide among marginalized women, and increasing calls to integrate trauma-informed biomedical and community-led structural interventions, this study longitudinally examines the potential moderating effect of psychedelic use on the relationship between other illicit drug use and suicide risk. Methods : Data (2010–2017) were drawn from a community-based, prospective open cohort of marginalized women in Vancouver, Canada. Extended Cox regression [...]

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Psilocybin – Summary of knowledge and new perspectives, Filip Tylša et al., 2014

Psilocybin – Summary of knowledge and new perspectives Filip Tylša,b,n, Tomáš Páleníčeka,b, Jiří Horáčeka European Neuropsychopharmacology, 2014, 24, 342–356 Doi : 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2013.12.006   Abstract Psilocybin, a psychoactive alkaloid contained in hallucinogenic mushrooms, is nowadays given a lot of attention in the scientific community as a research tool for modeling psychosis as well as due to its potential therapeutic effects. However, it is also a very popular and frequently abused natural hallucinogen. This review summarizes all the past and recent knowledge on psilocybin. It briefly deals with its history, discusses the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, and compares its action in humans and animals. It attempts to describe the mechanism of psychedelic effects [...]

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Survey study of challenging experiences after ingesting psilocybin mushrooms : Acute and enduring positive and negative consequences, Theresa M. Carbonaro et al., 2016

Survey study of challenging experiences after ingesting psilocybin mushrooms : Acute and enduring positive and negative consequences Theresa M. Carbonaro, Matthew P. Bradstreet, Frederick S. Barrett, Katherine A. MacLean, Robert Jesse, Matthew W. Johnson and Roland R. Griffiths Journal of Psychopharmacology, 2016, 1 –11 DOI: 10.1177/0269881116662634 Abstract Acute and enduring adverse effects of psilocybin have been reported anecdotally, but have not been well characterized. For this study, 1993 individuals (mean age 30 yrs; 78% male) completed an online survey about their single most psychologically difficult or challenging experience (worst “bad trip”) after consuming psilocybin mushrooms. Thirty-nine percent rated it among the top five most challenging [...]

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Harm potential of magic mushroom use : A review, Jan van Amsterdam et al., 2011

Harm potential of magic mushroom use : A review Jan van AMSTERDAM, Antoon OPPERTHUIZEN, Wim van den BRINK Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, 2011, 59, 423-429. Doi : 10.1016/j.yrtph.2011.01.006   Abstract In 2007, the Minister of Health of the Netherlands requested the CAM (Coordination point Assessment and Monitoring new drugs) to assess the overall risk of magic mushrooms. The present paper is an updated redraft of the review, written to support the assessment by CAM experts. It summarizes the literature on physical or psychological dependence, acute and chronic toxicity, risk for public health and criminal aspects related to the consumption of magic mushrooms. In the Netherlands, the [...]

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Price elasticity of illegal versus legal cannabis: a behavioral economic substitutability analysis, Michael Amlung et al., 2018

Price elasticity of illegal versus legal cannabis: a behavioral economic substitutability analysis Michael Amlung, Derek D. Reed, Vanessa Morris, Elizabeth R. Aston, Jane Metrik & James MacKillop Addiction, 2018, 114, 112–118 doi:10.1111/add.14437   ABSTRACT Background and Aims : The evolving legal status of cannabis world-wide necessitates evidence-based regulatory policies to minimize risks associated with cannabis misuse. A prominent concern is the impact legalization may have on the illegal cannabis market, including whether illegal cannabis will serve as a substitute for legal cannabis. Empirical data on this issue are virtually non-existent. This study used behavioral economics to investigate substitutability of legal and illegal cannabis in legalized catchment areas [...]

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Opioïdes : le cannabidiol pour réduire la dépendance ?, RESPADD, Actualités des Addictions n°100, juillet 2019

Opioïdes  : le cannabidiol pour réduire la dépendance ? Le cannabidiol (CBD) réduit le craving et l'anxiété chez les personnes ayant des antécédents d'abus d'héroïne/opioïdes, suggérant un rôle possible du cannabis ou de son agent le cannabidiol dans la réduction de la dépendance aux opioïdes. C’est la conclusion de cette étude réalisée à l’Icahn School of Medicine du Mont Sinaï (New York), présentée dans l'American Journal of Psychiatry. L'étude confirme également les effets anti-stress du CBD avec une baisse de la fréquence cardiaque et du taux de cortisol induites par les stimuli de drogues.   La grande disponibilité des opioïdes sur prescription ces [...]

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Human hallucinogen research : Guidelines for safety, Matthew W. Johnson et al., 2008

Human hallucinogen research : Guidelines for safety. Matthew W. Johnson,  William A. Richards, Roland R. Griffiths Journal of Psychopharmacology, 2008, 22, 603–620. doi:10.1177/0269881108093587   Abstract There has recently been a renewal of human research with classical hallucinogens (psychedelics). This paper first briefly discusses the unique history of human hallucinogen research, and then reviews the risks of hallucinogen administration and safeguards for minimizing these risks. Although hallucinogens are relatively safe physiologically and are not considered drugs of dependence, their administration involves unique psychological risks. The most likely risk is overwhelming distress during drug action ('bad trip'), which could lead to potentially dangerous behaviour such as leaving the [...]

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