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Causes of Marijuana abuse

List of causes of Marijuana abuse

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Marijuana abuse) that could possibly cause Marijuana abuse includes:

  • Psychological disorders - Some people use drug abuse to deny, cope with, or hide an underlying psychological disorder:
    • Schizophrenia - schizophrenics may use drugs to cope with or hide schizophrenia (cannabis also increases the risk of triggering schizophrenia).
    • Depression

Primary Cause of Marijuana abuse

The primary cause of Marijuana abuse is the result:

  • at any time, from the consumption of illicit drugs or prescription, over-the-counter, alternative medications or drug overdoses.

Marijuana abuse: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Marijuana abuse, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Marijuana abuse:

Marijuana abuse: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Marijuana abuse: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Marijuana abuse:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Marijuana abuse may be found in:


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