Marijuana dependence and its treatment.

  • Budney A
  • Roffman R
  • Stephens R
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The prevalence of marijuana abuse and dependence disorders has been increasing among adults and adolescents in the United States. This paper reviews the problems associated with marijuana use, including unique characteristics of marijuana dependence, and the results of laboratory research and treatment trials to date. It also discusses limitations of current knowledge and potential areas for advancing research and clinical intervention.

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  • Adult
  • Behavior Therapy
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Europe
  • Family Therapy
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Male
  • Marijuana Abuse
  • Marijuana Abuse: complications
  • Marijuana Abuse: diagnosis
  • Marijuana Abuse: epidemiology
  • Marijuana Abuse: rehabilitation
  • Middle Aged
  • Motivation
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Treatment Outcome
  • United States

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  • Alan J Budney

  • Roger Roffman

  • Robert S Stephens

  • Denise Walker

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