This thesis addresses how young people decide whether or not to use cannabis, using an expanded version of the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB; Ajzen, 1985). A mixed-method approach was adopted incorporating three research studies.
This thesis aimed to assess self-reported factors influencing changes in patterns of cannabis use in adolescents, and to integrate resilience in the assessment of cannabis use, alcohol use, and psychopathology.
THESIS MARIJUANA USE IMPACTED BY LEGALIZATION AND INDIVIDUAL FACTORS Submitted by Jamie E. Parnes Department of Psychology In partial fulfillment of the requirements For the Degree of Master of Science Colorado State University Fort Collins, Colorado Summer 2016 Master’s Committee: Advisor: Bradley T. Conner Ernest Chavez Doug Coatsworth.
This dissertation aims to fill this gap, using the Washington recreational marijuana market as the primary setting to study cannabis legalization in the United States. Of first order importance in the regulation of sin goods such as cannabis is quantifying the value of the marginal damages of negative externalities.
Cannabis use by patients with severe or chronic medical illnesses to ameliorate the symptoms of such illnesses has been documented in the literature. A study to explore use of cannabis among psychiatric inpatients as well as medical patients was undertaken. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to firstly determine the prevalence of cannabis.
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Experts agree that schizophrenia is caused by a combination of biological and environmental factors with cannabis use long suspected as a contributory factor. Before this research was carried out cannabis was known to cause acute, short-term psychotic states but there was insufficient evidence supporting.
Whether cannabis can cause psychotic or affective symptoms that persist beyond transient intoxication is unclear. We systematically reviewed the evidence pertaining to cannabis use and occurrence of psychotic or affective mental health outcomes.
Cannabis is the most frequently used substance in patients with psychotic disorder (Van Mastrigt et al. 2004; Barnett et al. 2007) and the literature indicates fairly consistently the association between regular uses of cannabis and developing first-onset psychosis (Grech et al. 2005). However, the causes for the links are still hotly debated.
Cannabis use has been implicated as a risk factor for mental health problems, (subclinical) psychotic symptoms in particular. If cannabis use was a cause of these problems, cessation would lead to improved public mental health.
This thesis explored the association between cannabis use and executive function, with a specific focus on the age of onset of cannabis use. Previous research has provided some preliminary evidence that early onset cannabis use, namely cannabis initiation during the early teenage years or younger, is associated with greater cognitive deficits than later onset use.
The current thesis thus investigated, in two separate studies: (1) the consequences of cannabis use on contextual visual processing and (2), whether reported contextual processing differences in psychosis are present at illness onset.
This dissertation provides an insight into the specific views held by members of the LGBT community as to why hate crime continues to be perpetrated against them; and their opinions as to the insidious, sometimes counterproductive effects Pride events can produce, when viewed as increasingly commercialised product.
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UP IN SMOKE Cannabis has been one of the most controversial and most misunderstood genus of the plant kingdom. Used for a number of things including clothing, paper, fuel, food, and medicine, marijuana seems to be a wonder crop. However in 1937 due to some of its medical and chemical properties, U.S. president Franklin.
Opinions on the Use of Marijuana Marijuana is the most widely used drug in the world today. Is marijuana as dangerous as it is made out to be. A large variety of different people have many different opinions depending on their professions. Many doctors disagree with each other and the subject is one.
Marijuana Use Among Community College Students: A Study of Academic and Social Involvement by Matthew J. Borcherding A Dissertation Submitted to the Graduate Faculty Of St. Cloud State University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Education In Higher Education Administration May, 2016 Dissertation Committee.
This thesis compares the availability and use of information about cannabis by members of two distinguished legislatures. It reviews the historical, social, legal, and moral contexts of cannabis use in Britain and the United states. It compares contemporary legislative politics in the two countries, with special reference to the relationship between the legislature and the executive, the roles.
Limited and conflicting evidence regarding the association of cannabis use and bipolar disorder is currently available. This dissertation investigates cannabis use as a risk factor for incident manic symptoms and bipolar disorders in a large nationally representative longitudinal cohort.