Dr Marta Di Forti is a Clinical Reader in Psychosis Research at the Dept of Social, Developmental and Genetic Research, KCL. She leads the first Cannabis Clinic for patients with Psychotic disorders in UK. In 2021 she awarded the Royal College of Psychiatrist Researcher of the year prize. In 2020 she was granted a MRC Senior Research Fellowship to expand her research in the role of cannabis use in psychosis and its underlying biology.
Today on the show we discuss: why cannabis is more dangerous than ever today, what Marta’s research reveals about the link between cannabis and psychosis, why edibles can lead to an overdose, risk factors for developing psychosis and the role that your age plays in this, how to recover from psychosis and cannabis addiction, does the dosage actually make the poison and much more.
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