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The Global Epidemiology and Contribution of Cannabis Use and Dependence to the Global Burden of Disease: Results from the GBD 2010 Study

Degenhardt, Louisa; Ferrari, Alize J.; Calabria, Bianca; Hall, Wayne; Norman, Rosana; McGrath, John, J; Flaxman, Abraham D; Engell, Rebecca E.; Freedman, Greg D.; Whiteford, Harvey; Vos, Theo


Aims:Estimate the prevalence of cannabis dependence and its contribution to the global burden of disease.Methods:Systematic reviews of epidemiological data on cannabis dependence (1990-2008) were conducted in line with PRISMA and meta-analysis of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (MOOSE) guidelines. Culling and data extraction followed protocols, with cross-checking and consistency checks. DisMod-MR, the latest version of generic disease modelling system, redesigned as a Bayesian...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076635
Access Rights: Open Access


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