A 35-year-old member asked:
Can paranoia be a longterm effect of smoking weed?
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Psychiatry 42 years experience
Yes: Smoking weed can induce paranoia as well as many other symptoms. The effects may long outlast the immediate drug effects. There are also distorted sense of time, magical thinking, short-term memory loss, and anxiety and depression. Long term heavy use may result in ongoing paranoia as well as memory dysfunction with shrinkage of memory-related brain structures. http://tinyurl.com/lr7zmg5.
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Last updated Sep 29, 2016
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