Comparison of cannabis and tobacco withdrawal: severity and contribution to relapse.

  title={Comparison of cannabis and tobacco withdrawal: severity and contribution to relapse.},
  author={Alan J Budney and Ryan Vandrey and J. R. Hughes and Jeff D. Thostenson and Zoran Bursac},
  journal={Journal of substance abuse treatment},
  volume={35 4},
This naturalistic telephone survey study compared perceptions of withdrawal severity in 67 daily cannabis users and 54 daily tobacco cigarette smokers who made quit attempts during the prior 30 days. A Withdrawal Symptom Checklist assessed the severity of abstinence symptoms and a Likert scale assessed perceived relations between abstinence symptoms and relapse. A composite Withdrawal Discomfort Score did not differ significantly between groups (M = 13.0 for cannabis, vs. M = 13.2 for tobacco… CONTINUE READING
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