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Marijuana in OCD

Kimberly A Miller, Sarah E Piombo, Junhan Cho, Shauna Higgins, Ashley Wysong, Steve Sussman, Myles G Cockburn, Adam M Leventhal
Evidence indicates that tanning may be addictive and is associated with other behavioral health conditions. Few studies have examined tanning addiction among adolescents. We performed a cross-sectional study to explore the relationship between tanning addiction, substance use, and psychological conditions among a racially and ethnically diverse adolescent population. Tanning addiction was assessed using the modified CAGE measure among 11th grade students in Los Angeles (N = 2,637; response rate 78%). Overall, 7...
February 23, 2018: Journal of Investigative Dermatology
Eric A Storch, Brian C Kay
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July 22, 2017: Addictive Behaviors
Helmut Nakovics, Alexander Diehl, Harry Geiselhart, Karl Mann
OBJECTIVE: Based on the Obsessive Compulsive Drinking Scale (OCDS) we developed and validated the Mannheimer Craving Scale (MaCS) for quantitative measurements of craving across different substances and suitable for multiple substance abuse. METHODS: The MaCS questionnaire measures obsessive-compulsive symptoms in the context of substance abuse and dependence similar to the OCDS. The MaCS consists of 12 items and 4 additional items. Validation of the instrument was performed by means of 3 assessments of each subject within a project for the evaluation of a detox treatment on n = 292 alcohol and drug-dependent patients with multiple substance abuse...
March 2009: Psychiatrische Praxis
H M Douglass, T E Moffitt, R Dar, R McGee, P Silva
OBJECTIVE: To report descriptive epidemiological information on obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in an unselected birth cohort of 930 males and females, aged 18 years. METHOD: An epidermiological study of the prevalence of self-reported OCD at age 18, and a longitudinal analysis of the prospective predictors of OCD. RESULTS: Using the Diagnostic Interview Schedule, the authors found a 1-year prevalence rate of 4%, with a male-female ratio of 0...
November 1995: Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
R M Crum, J C Anthony
Using prospectively gathered epidemiologic data, we sought to estimate the degree to which the risk of obsessive-compulsive disorder might be elevated among adults actively using cocaine, with and without illicit use of marijuana or other controlled substances. Study subjects were selected in 1980-84 by taking probability samples of adult household residents at five sites of the Epidemiologic Catchment Area (ECA) Program: New Haven, Connecticut; Baltimore, Maryland; St. Louis, Missouri; Durham-Piedmont, North Carolina; Los Angeles, California...
February 1993: Drug and Alcohol Dependence
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