Cannabis use disorder: Epidemiology and management

@article{Copeland2009CannabisUD,
  title={Cannabis use disorder: Epidemiology and management},
  author={J. Copeland and W. Swift},
  journal={International Review of Psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={21},
  pages={103 - 96}
}
  • J. Copeland, W. Swift
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • International Review of Psychiatry
  • This paper provides an overview of the epidemiology of cannabis use, cannabis use disorders and its treatment. Cannabis is the most commonly used illicit drug internationally. While use is decreasing in the developed world, it appears to be stable or increasing in developing countries and some indigenous communities. Early initiation and regular adolescent use have been identified as particular risk factors for later problematic cannabis (and other drug) use, impaired mental health, delinquency… CONTINUE READING
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