Definitions of Risky and Problematic Cannabis Use: A Systematic Review

  title={Definitions of Risky and Problematic Cannabis Use: A Systematic Review},
  author={C. Casajuana and H. L{\'o}pez-Pelayo and M. M. Balcells and L. Miquel and J. Colom and A. Gual},
  journal={Substance Use & Misuse},
  pages={1760 - 1770}
  • C. Casajuana, H. López-Pelayo, +3 authors A. Gual
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Substance Use & Misuse
  • ABSTRACT Although cannabis is widely used, it remains unclear which consumption patterns are more likely to produce future consequences (risky/hazardous use) or current damage (problematic/harmful use). This unresolved issue contributes to cannabis public health implications. In order to facilitate further consensus, this review analyzes previously used definitions in the literature. Methods: This systematic review was performed following the PRISMA guidelines. Articles published before October… CONTINUE READING

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