Cannabis-Use Disorder
Higher Risk for Substance Abuse Among Reservation-Based American Indian Youth

Higher Risk for Substance Abuse Among Reservation-Based American Indian Youth

Researchers emphasized the necessity of developing targeted interventions to address such health disparities among American Indian communities.

HIV Viral Suppression Rates in Psychiatric Inpatients With Comorbid Substance Use Disorders

HIV Viral Suppression Rates in Psychiatric Inpatients With Comorbid Substance Use Disorders

A substantial proportion of these individuals diagnosed with HIV, psychiatric disorders, and substance use disorders are out of care and urgently require intervention.

Medical Marijuana Users More Likely to Use Prescription Drugs for Medical, Nonmedical Purposes

Medical Marijuana Users More Likely to Use Prescription Drugs for Medical, Nonmedical Purposes

Patients who use medical marijuana may be more likely to use prescription drugs for both medical and nonmedical purposes.

Substance Use Disorders Associated With Conversion From Schizotypal Disorder to Schizophrenia

Substance Use Disorders Associated With Conversion From Schizotypal Disorder to Schizophrenia

These data may be helpful in titrating care for those with schizotypal disorder and comorbid substance abuse disorders to mitigate the risk for conversion to schizophrenia.

Significant variation in mortality trends in substance use disorders among US counties

Mortality rates decreased for alcohol use disorders, self-harm, and interpersonal violence between 1980 and 2014. Mortality rates for drug use disorders increased both nationally and in each county over the same period.

Antisocial and Borderline Personality Disorders Associated With Cannabis Use

Antisocial and Borderline Personality Disorders Associated With Cannabis Use

The investigators found that antisocial (β=0.23) and borderline (β=0.20) personality disorders were strongly associated with cannabis use as well as with cannabis use disorder.

Increased Odds of Cigarette Use, Relapse Among Cannabis Users

Increased Odds of Cigarette Use, Relapse Among Cannabis Users

The findings of these analyses suggest that, to an extent, this relationship might be generalized to cannabis users as a whole, not just those diagnosed with a cannabis use disorder.

Scale of Online Marketplace for Marijuana Increasing

Scale of Online Marketplace for Marijuana Increasing

Online marijuana searches grew by 98 percent as a proportion of all searches from 2005 to 2017.

Mortality Rates for Substance Use Disorders, Intentional Injuries Vary Widely By County

Mortality Rates for Substance Use Disorders, Intentional Injuries Vary Widely By County

Researchers calculated age-standardized mortality rates on a county level in the United States between 1980 and 2014, specifically examining rates for self-harm, interpersonal violence, alcohol use, and drug use.

Cannabis Use Associated With Subsequent Psychotic Experiences in Adolescents

Cannabis Use Associated With Subsequent Psychotic Experiences in Adolescents

Both early-onset cannabis users and late-onset cannabis users had an increased risk for psychotic experiences at age 18.

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