Cannabis Disorder

Cannabis use disorder (CUD), also known as cannabis addiction or marijuana addiction, is defined in the fifth revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) and ICD-10 as the continued use of cannabis despite clinically significant impairment.


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Wiki Number: W033
Diagnosis: Cannabis (Marijuana) Use Disorder
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Symptoms: develops tolerance, requiring increased use, 15% of daily users become addicted
Progression: withdrawal, tolerance, use of time, cravings;1/3 of users transition to schizophrenia
Medications: None with consistent, positive results; 9% of users become dependent.

Youtube Video: Cannabis Use Disorder

Amazon or Library Book: Quitting Weed

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Support Group: marijuana-anonymous/find-a-meeting; Online


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