Dr. John Krystal is McNeil Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at Yale and Yale-New Haven Hospital. He studies the neurobiology and treatment of psychiatric disorders. He directs the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation, Center for the Translational Neuroscience of Alcohol, and Neuroscience Division of the National Center for PTSD.
Today on the show we discuss: The biggest risks people are overlooking with cannabis, why cannabis can be harmful for the brain and increase your risk of psychosis or schizophrenia, Dr. Krystal’s thoughts on how cannabis impacts mental health and PTSD, why maintaining a healthy lifestyle is so important for your mental health, why cannabis is so addictive, whether or not the brain can heal itself after coming off cannabis and much more.
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