Cannabis Use Disorder

Cannabis Use Disorder A common diagnosis, particularly in states with a commercial marijuana market, is cannabis use disorder. According to Wikipedia: “Marijuana use and abuse has symptoms that affect behavior, physical, cognitive, and psychosocial aspects of a person’s life. Symptoms include agitation, bloodshot eyes, challenges in problem solving, and paranoia. Cannabis use is associated with

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Reducing Future Rates of Adult Addiction Must Begin with Youth Prevention

Reducing Future Rates of Adult Addiction Must Begin with Youth Prevention The United States is confronting a public health crisis of rising adult drug addiction, most visibly documented by an unprecedented number of opioid overdose deaths.1Most of these overdose deaths are not from the use of a single substance – opioids – but rather are

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Addiction Professional magazine August 18, 2016 by Tom Valentino, Senior Editor As presented at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders in Denver, August 18, 2016 by  Jennifer Golick, LMFT, PhD (clinical director at Muir Wood Adolescent and Family Services) stated “cannabis use does, in fact, pose serious, long-term health risks for adolescents.” Newly published study (American