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Marijuana Research: Collection II (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Twin Study Links Marijuana Abuse, Suicide, and Depression; Article 2: NIDA Intensifies Focus on Marijuana Abuse; Article 3: Marijuana-Related Disorders, But Not Prevalence of Use, Rise Over Past Decade

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About the Course:

This course is based on three NIDA Notes articles. NIDA Notes is a large collection of brief, relevant articles focusing on current drug abuse treatment evidence.

All three articles are contained in one PDF.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Marijuana Research: Collection II (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Twin Study Links Marijuana Abuse, Suicide, and Depression; Article 2: NIDA Intensifies Focus on Marijuana Abuse; Article 3: Marijuana-Related Disorders, But Not Prevalence of Use, Rise Over Past Decade created by Nora D. Volkow and Patrick Zickler

Journal/Publisher:

NIDA

Publication Date:

August 2005 and May 2005

Course Material Authors

Nora D. Volkow

Nora D. Volkow, M.D., is the director of NIDA.

Patrick Zickler

Patrick Zickler is a NIDA Notes staff writer.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about how twin study links marijuana abuse, suicide, and depression; how NIDA has intensified their focus on marijuana abuse, and how marijuana-related disorders, but not prevalence of use, have risen over the past decade. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify how the twin study links marijuana abuse, suicide, and depression.

  2. Explain how NIDA has intensified their focus on marijuana abuse.

  3. Describe how marijuana-related disorders, but not prevalence of use, have risen over the past decade.

Marijuana Research: Collection II (NIDA Notes)

Article 1: Twin Study Links Marijuana Abuse, Suicide, and Depression
Article 2: NIDA Intensifies Focus on Marijuana Abuse
Article 3: Marijuana-Related Disorders, But Not Prevalence of Use, Rise Over Past Decade

Marijuana Research: Collection II (NIDA Notes)

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Course Number 101648
  • 1 CE credit hour
  • NBCC: 0.5 CE credit hours

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available

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