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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Marijuana abuse

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for 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

Other underlying conditions related to Marijuana abuse:

Source: Diseases Database

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Marijuana abuse, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Marijuana abuse. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Marijuana abuse. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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