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Cannabis-Related Disorders

  1. Roger Roffman

Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470479216.corpsy0155

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

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Roffman, R. 2010. Cannabis-Related Disorders. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–2.

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  1. University of Washington

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2010


In 2007, 3.9 million persons in the United States aged 12 or older (1.6% of the population) met DSM criteria for cannabis dependence or abuse. The numbers of those who had used marijuana ever, in the past year, and in the past month in 2007 were 100.5 million, 25.1 million, and 14.5 million, respectively (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration [CSAT], 2008). Approximately 4.3% of Americans have been dependent on cannabis.


  • marijuana;
  • cannabis;
  • cannabinoid;
  • abuse;
  • dependence