Declining Prevalence of Marijuana Use Disorders Among Adolescents in the United States, 2002 to 2013.

@article{Grucza2016DecliningPO,
  title={Declining Prevalence of Marijuana Use Disorders Among Adolescents in the United States, 2002 to 2013.},
  author={Richard A Grucza and Arpana Agrawal and Melissa J. Krauss and Jahnavi Bongu and Andrew D Plunk and Patricia A. Cavazos-Rehg and Laura J. Bierut},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={2016},
  volume={55 6},
  pages={
          487-494.e6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Little is known about recent trends in marijuana use disorders among adolescents in the United States. We analyzed trends in the past-year prevalence of DSM-IV marijuana use disorders among adolescents, both overall and conditioned on past-year marijuana use. Potential explanatory factors for trends in prevalence were explored. METHOD We assembled data from the adolescent samples of the 2002 to 2013 administrations of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (N = 216,852; aged 12… CONTINUE READING
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