Marijuana and mental health /

"Even while many states have passed legislation pertaining to "medical marijuana" and others have decriminalized or even legalized recreational use, a debate continues within society as to whether marijuana is simply a harmless substance that should be fully legalized, a possibly bene...

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Other Authors: Compton, Michael T. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Arlington, VA : American Psychiatric Association Publishing, 2016.
Edition:First edition.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • An introduction to marijuana and mental health / Michael T. Compton
  • Marijuana's effects on the mind : intoxication, effects on cognition and motivation, and addiction / David L. Atkinson
  • Medical and recreational marijuana policy : from prohibition to the rise of legalization / Arthur Robin Williams
  • Medical marijuana : indications, formulations, efficacy, and adverse effects / Thida Thant, Elin C. Kondrad, Abraham M. Nussbaum
  • Marijuana use and comorbidity : risk for substance use disorders and associations with mood, anxiety, and other behavioral health disorders / Charles Luther, Matthew Lorber, Ruth S. Shim
  • Marijuana use and psychosis : from Reefer Madness to marijuana use as a component cause / Claire Ramsay Wan, Michael T. Compton
  • Synthetic cannabinoids : emergence, epidemiology, and clinical effects, and management / Marc W. Manseau
  • Treatment of marijuana addiction : clinical assessment and psychosocial and pharmacological interventions / Garrett M. Sparks
  • Prevention of marijuana misuse : school-, family-, and community-based approaches / W. Alex Mason, Charles B. Fleming, Kevin P. Haggerty.