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Cannabis use and anxiety: is stress the missing piece of the puzzle?

Temple, Elizabeth C.; Driver, Matthew; Brown, Rhonda F.


OBJECTIVE Comorbidity between anxiety and cannabis use is common yet the nature of the association between these conditions is not clear. Four theories were assessed, and a fifth hypothesis tested to determine if the misattribution of stress symptomology plays a role in the association between state-anxiety and cannabis. METHODS Three-hundred-sixteen participants ranging in age from 18 to 71 years completed a short online questionnaire asking about their history of cannabis use and symptoms of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014-11-24
Type: Journal article
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry
DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2014.00168


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