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Toronto Star - Faces of Pot: The psychiatrist

The Toronto Star is running a series featuring seven people for whom marijuana is part of their every day life.

In an article published on January 16, 2014, they show how CAMH's Dr. Romina Mizrahi is looking into the connection between marijuana and schizophrenia:Dr. Romina Mizrahi

    When a patient checks into the youth psychosis prevention clinic at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Dr. Romina Mizrahi asks a series of standard questions. One is: “Do you smoke marijuana?”

    Often, the answer is: “Yes. Regularly.”

    Mizrahi is a psychiatrist studying schizophrenia, a mental disorder characterized by delusions, hallucinations, distorted thoughts and odd behaviour.

To read the rest of the article, visit The Star's website.

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