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Marijuana and Schizophrenia

Best Practice Series in Schizophrenia

Dr. Richard Gallagher, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at New York Medical College and also a faculty member of the Columbia University Psychoanalytic Center, discusses best practices in treating schizophrenia. He describes marijuana use in patients with schizophrenia and its association with the illness.

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