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Mental Health Humor: Medical Marijuana Study

As of this month, Recreational marijuana is legal in nine states and medical marijuana is legal in 31 states.

In 2015, a first of its kind study to look at the “impact of cannabis use on psychiatric hospital”  was conducted between April 20, 2015 to October 20, 2015.  My first thought was the impact is:  if you give people Marijuana as a treatment, then Mary Jane is not leaving the hospital any time soon.

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Chato Stewart: A study says medical marijuana shortens psychiatric hospitalization.
Doctor: Then, why are you here?
Chato Stewart: I wanna volunteer to be an outpatient tester.

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The study was looking to find if cannabis use could effectively be a tool for reducing need “for expensive and scarce mental health resources, such as psychiatric hospitalization.”  There were one hundred twenty participants and I’m sure 100% medication compliance.

How does one get picked for a Medical Marijuana Study? Is there a lottery? I always wondered if they pay you for participation? Or if you get compensated for smoking weed in Oreos, Twinkies, and Cheetos?

*Oklahoma became the 30th state to legalize medical marijuana on Wednesday.

https://www.businessinsider.com/legal-marijuana-states-2018-1

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Reference
Stewart, Chato. (2018). Poem. Psych Central. Retrieved on Oct 30, 2018, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/humor/2018/11/medical-marijuana-study/

Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2018;44(1):73-84. doi: 10.1080/00952990.2017.1329313. Epub 2017 Jun 14.

The association of cannabis use on inpatient psychiatric hospital outcomes
Melanie Rylander , MD, Helena R. Winston , MD, Haley Medlin , PsyD, Madelyne Hull , MPH & Abraham Nussbaum , MD
Pages 73-84 | Received 25 Dec 2016, Accepted 04 May 2017, Published online: 14 Jun 2017

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Mental Health Humor: Medical Marijuana Study

Chato Stewart

Chato Stewart has a mission, to draw and use humor as a positive tool to live, to cope with the debilitating effects symptoms of mental illness. Chato Stewart is a Mental Health Hero and Advocate. Recovery Peer Specialist board-certified in Florida. Chato is the artist behind the cartoons series Mental Health Humor, Over-Medicated, and The Family Stew - seen here in his blog posts. The cartoons are drawn from his personal experience of living with bipolar disorder (and other labels). [email protected]


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Stewart, C. (2018). Mental Health Humor: Medical Marijuana Study. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 21, 2018, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/humor/2018/11/medical-marijuana-study/

 

Last updated: 1 Nov 2018
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 1 Nov 2018
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