Marijuana addiction: Introduction
Marijuana addiction: Marijuana addiction is the uncontrollable desire to use marijuana on a regular basis. Frequent use leads to an increased tolerance to the drug so higher and higher doses are required to achieve the desired euphoric feeling.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Marijuana addiction is available below.
Symptoms of Marijuana addiction
- Uncontrollable craving for marijuana
- Obsessive thoughts about marijuana
- Secrecy about use of marijuana
- Excessive amount of money spend on obtaining marijuana
- more symptoms...»
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symptoms of Marijuana addiction
Treatments for Marijuana addiction
- Cognitive behavioural therapy, Motivational therapy, Addiction treatment programs, Counselling
- Recognition of the problem by the patient
- Detoxification and management of withdrawal symptoms - may occasionally require benzodiazepines for anxiety
- Drug counselling
- Psychotherapy - Cognitive Behavioural therapy, supportive therapy, analytical orientated therapy
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Marijuana addiction:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Marijuana addiction?
Marijuana addiction: Complications
Review possible medical complications related to Marijuana addiction:
Causes of Marijuana addiction
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Marijuana addiction: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Marijuana addiction
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease,
it...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many patients...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
See misdiagnosis of depression or ...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure to diagnose these anxiety...read more »
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Marijuana addiction: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Marijuana addiction
Research quality ratings and patient safety measures
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Choosing the Best Hospital:
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Marijuana addiction: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Marijuana addiction: Broader Related Topics
Types of Marijuana addiction
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