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Diagnosis of Marijuana Dependency

  • Mark S. Gold
Part of the Drugs of Abuse book series (DOAC, volume 1)


There is a great deal of controversy over the diagnosis of marijuana dependence. Disagreement about how it is diagnosed and treated is widespread. Indeed, many argue against the definition of marijuana dependence per se as a primary disease that requires medical intervention.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark S. Gold
    • 1
  1. 1.Fair Oaks HospitalSummitUSA

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