Screen for marijuana in a similar way to tobacco and alcohol.
Ask for frequency and amount used (e.g., “How often do you use marijuana? Daily? Weekly?”; “How long does a typical ‘nickel bag’ ...
Several methods of behavioral-based interventions:
Social network behavior therapy
Monitor cessation by testing urine over several weeks for the inactive cannabis metabolites (carboxy-THC).
Heavy smokers may “pop” positive for marijuana up to 6 w...
Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Rockville, MA: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; 2016.
F12.10 Cannabis abuse, uncomplicated
F12.20 Cannabis dependence, uncomplicated
F12.288 Cannabis dependence with other cannabis-induced disorder
F12.159 Cannabis abuse with psychotic disorder, ...
Marijuana abuse may result in poor performance in school or work, legal problems, and family dysfunction.
Patients with schizophrenia use marijuana more frequently, often hindering thei...
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