About The Author

Sagnik Bhattacharyya is a Reader in Translational Neuroscience & Psychiatry in the Department of Psychosis Studies at King's College, London.

 

Meta-Analysis Of Functionality In Current And Abstinent Cannabis Users

Cannabis is the most commonly used illicit drug worldwide, and legislative changes have been made in some parts to remove its controlled substance status. This is despite evidence to suggest cannabis’ association with adverse effects, such as decreased memory functioning, failure to hold attention and, most worryingly, the development of psychotic disorders. What alterations underlie