Assessment of cannabis use disorders: a systematic review of screening and diagnostic instruments

@article{LpezPelayo2014AssessmentOC,
  title={Assessment of cannabis use disorders: a systematic review of screening and diagnostic instruments},
  author={Hugo L{\'o}pez-Pelayo and Alberto Batalla and Mar{\'i}a Mercedes Balcells and Joan Colom and Antoni Gual},
  journal={Psychological Medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={45},
  pages={1121 - 1133}
}
Background. Cannabis use and misuse have become a public health problem. There is a need for reliable screening and assessment tools to identify harmful cannabis use at an early stage. We conducted a systematic review of published instruments used to screen and assess cannabis use disorders. Method. We included papers published until January 2013 from seven different databases, following the PRISMA guidelines and a predetermined set of criteria for article selection. Only tools including a… Expand
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