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A positive association between anxiety disorders and cannabis use.

A positive association between anxiety disorders and cannabis use or cannabis use disorders in the general population- a meta-analysis of 31 studies

Karina Karolina Kedzior* and Lisa Tabata Laeber

School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Jacobs University Bremen; Bremen, Germany

in BMC Psychiatry 2014, 14:136  doi:10.1186/1471-244X-14-136  Published: 10 May 2014

WTR-RI Research & Analysis Team Note:

The study’s authors concluded that “Anxiety is positively associated with cannabis use or CUD in cohorts drawn from some 112,000 non-institutionalized members of the general population of 10 countries.”  The complete Open Access article can be found at  http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-244X/14/136/abstract

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