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Globally, marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug. Classified as a Schedule 1 controlled substance, marijuana is a mood-altering drug that affects almost every organ in the body. Learn more about marijuana here.
There is a close relationship between mood disorders and epilepsy. People living with a mood disorder have an increased risk of developing epilepsy, likewise people living with epilepsy have an increased risk of developing a mood disorder. It has been suggested internationally that assessing a person’s mental health is really important when treating someone living with epilepsy.