New research may help marijuana addicts

Recently published research regarding withdrawal symptoms of marijuana users concludes that some symptoms may predict the success or failure of treatment. Those users who were more dependent on the drug and who experienced difficulty sleeping, as well as anxiety, depression, mood swings, and loss of appetite were more likely to relapse than those who had other symptoms, such as fatigue, hot flashes, or night sweats. Those participants who suffered from more severe withdrawal symptoms also consumed larger quantities of marijuana during the month following their abstinence attempts. This type of research may help to tailor treatments and improve counseling efforts for those seeking support.


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