0.25 CME/CE Credit
Forget About Weed - Frankly Speaking EP 278Guest: Jillian Joseph, MSPAS, PA-C
Music Credit: Richard Onorato
Misconceptions abound on the long-term effects of chronic use of marijuana. This episode tackles these misconceptions head-on, highlighting new data on marijuana’s adverse effects on central nervous system function, including loss of memory, IQ points, and executive functioning. It’s a must-listen for clinicians caring for patients engaging in regular marijuana use.
Episode references and resource links:
Am J Psych 8 Mar 2022 https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ajp.2021.21060664
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- Estimate the long-term influence of regular marijuana use
- Discuss its influence on memory, IQ, and executive functioning over time
- Remember to develop a differential diagnosis in those with chronic marijuana use
Frank J. Domino, MD
Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health,
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Jillian Joseph, MPAS, PA-C
Assistant Professor, Department of PA Studies, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Boston, MA
Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine & Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
The following financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty.
Frank J. Domino, MD
Has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Jillian Joseph, MPAS, PA-C
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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