Tag Archive: psychosis

Being Bullied in Childhood Associated With Psychotic Symptoms Among Pre-Teens

CHICAGO—Children who are consistently victimized by peers appear more likely to develop psychotic symptoms in early adolescence, according to a report in the May issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Some psychosis-like symptoms such as hallucinations and delusions are commonly experienced in childhood and adulthood, according to background information in…

Specific Risk Factors Useful in Predicting Psychosis in Teens

Schizophrenia is an experience that typically appears in the late teenage years. It is a most difficult journey for kids and their parents. As is often the case, early detection can make a significant difference in the course of this experience. Research published in a 2008 edition of the Archives of General Psychiatry indicates that…

Cannabis use and psychosis in adolescents

Medical News Today described a study reported in the British Journal of Psychiatry indicating that cannabis use in teens is associated with an increased risk of mental illness. The link between marijuana use and psychosis is well-established. The March 2005 issue of Addiction published a 25-year longitudinal study that concluded that there is a causal…