Cannabis use among military veterans after residential treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder.

@article{BonnMiller2011CannabisUA,
  title={Cannabis use among military veterans after residential treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder.},
  author={Marcel O Bonn-Miller and Anka A. Vujanovic and Kent D. Drescher},
  journal={Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={
          485-91
        }
}
The present investigation prospectively evaluated whether treatment changes in PTSD symptom severity, among military Veterans in residential PTSD treatment, were related to cannabis use 4 months after discharge from residential rehabilitation. The sample was comprised of 432 male military Veteran patients (Mage = 51.06 years, SD = 4.17), who had a primary diagnosis of PTSD and were admitted to a VA residential rehabilitation program for PTSD. Results demonstrated that lower levels of change in… CONTINUE READING

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