Cannabis Improves Cognition in Bipolar Patients

Compared to non-cannabis using subjects with bipolar disorder those, who used cannabis demonstrated better performance on measures of attention, processing speed and memory. In the study, 50 patients with bipolar disorder who used cannabis were compared with 150 patients without cannabis use. Scientists wrote: "Interestingly, bipolar patients with a history of cannabis use had better neurocognitive performance as compared to patients with no history of cannabis use.from IACM NEWS No. 49, October, 2012