The time course and significance of cannabis withdrawal.

@article{Budney2003TheTC,
  title={The time course and significance of cannabis withdrawal.},
  author={Alan J. Budney and Brent A. Moore and Ryan Vandrey and John R Hughes},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={112 3},
  pages={
          393-402
        }
}
Withdrawal symptoms following cessation of heavy cannabis (marijuana) use have been reported, yet their time course and clinical importance have not been established. A 50-day outpatient study assessed 18 marijuana users during a 5-day smoking-as-usual phase followed by a 45-day abstinence phase. Parallel assessment of 12 ex-users was obtained. A withdrawal pattern was observed for aggression, anger, anxiety, decreased appetite, decreased body weight, irritability, restlessness, shakiness… Expand

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