Key clinical point: Marijuana withdrawal syndrome is a real thing and is associated with psychiatric comorbidities.
Major finding: Frequent cannabis users who experience withdrawal are more prone to mood disorders (adjusted odds ratio, 1.9-2.6), anxiety disorders (aOR, 2.4-2.5), and personality disorders (aOR, 1.7-2.2).
Study details: Review of 1,527 people who participated in the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions-III.
Disclosures: The work was funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The lead investigator had no disclosures.
REPORTING FROM APA 2019