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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Division of Research, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Rockville, Md, Washington, D.C .
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  • Marijuana.,
  • Teenagers -- Drug use -- United States -- Case studies.,
  • Teenagers -- United States -- Family relationships -- Case studies.

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Edition Notes

StatementHerbert Hendin, ... [et. al.].
SeriesNIDA research monograph ;, 40, DHHS publication ;, no. (ADM) 81-1168
ContributionsHendin, Herbert., National Institute on Drug Abuse. Division of Research.
LC ClassificationsHV5822.M3 A3
The Physical Object
Pagination114 p. ;
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3919248M
LC Control Number81600122

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The prevalence rates of marijuana use, abuse, and dependence for clinical and control families, as well as the risk ratios, are displayed in Fig. 2, Fig. 3, Fig. 4. In nearly all categories, the prevalence rates are significantly higher in the treatment by: The purpose of this commentary is to consider the possible implications of such a shift for adolescent substance use and abuse. History of the Colorado Experience with Marijuana Legalization Colorado legalized marijuana for medicinal purposes through a physician’s recommendation in , and legalized adult recreational marijuana use as of Cited by: Marijuana use has been linked to a range of mental health problems in teens such as depression or anxiety. 5 Psychosis has also been seen in teens at higher risk like those with a family history. 6; Impaired driving. Driving while impaired by any substance, including marijuana, is dangerous.   Abstract. Significant progress has been made since in the development and evaluation of treatments for adolescent drug abuse. This body of research reflects a greater focus on varying interventions using different theory-based psychotherapies, as well as a recognition of the unique developmental milestones specific to by: