Jack Wilson

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Jack is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use, within The University of Sydney. Jack's PhD investigated the long-term relationship between cannabis and opioid use. His current research focus is on the harms and benefits of cannabis use, as well as implications for Australian cannabis policy. Jack has held previous research roles at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) and the Addictions Department at King’s College, London.


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Cannabis use disorder associated with increased risk of both psychotic and nonpsychotic unipolar depression and bipolar disorder

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Jack Wilson critiques a recent Danish longitudinal study published in JAMA Psychiatry, which suggests that cannabis use disorder is independently associated with bipolar disorder and unipolar depression.

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