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Marijuana addiction

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
  • Psychosis
  • more symptoms...»

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...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Marijuana addiction: Complications

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Causes of Marijuana addiction

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Marijuana addiction: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Marijuana addiction

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Marijuana addiction: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Marijuana addiction

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Marijuana addiction: Rare Types

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More information about Marijuana addiction

  1. Marijuana addiction: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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