Cannabis withdrawal severity and short-term course among cannabis-dependent adolescent and young adult inpatients.

@article{Preuss2010CannabisWS,
  title={Cannabis withdrawal severity and short-term course among cannabis-dependent adolescent and young adult inpatients.},
  author={Ulrich W. Preuss and A B Watzke and J{\"o}rg Zimmermann and Julia Wai Ming Wong and Carsten Oliver Schmidt},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2010},
  volume={106 2-3},
  pages={133-41}
}
OBJECTIVE While previous studies questioned the existence of a cannabis withdrawal syndrome (CWS), recent research provided increasing evidence of a number of clinical symptoms after cessation of frequent cannabis consumption. The aim of this study is to prospectively assess the course of CWS in a sample of cannabis-dependent inpatients and to provide an estimate of the proportion of subjects experiencing CWS. METHODS 118 subjects, aged 16-36 years, diagnosed with a cannabis dependence (DSM… CONTINUE READING

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