Multidimensional family therapy lowers the rate of cannabis dependence in adolescents: A randomised controlled trial in Western European outpatient settings

14 de novembro de 20121min

Henk Rigter, Craig E. Henderson, Isidore Pelc, Peter Tossmann, Olivier Phanf, Vincent Hendriksi, Michael Schaubj, Cindy L. Rowek

In most Western European countries, 3–5% of youth consume cannabis nearly every day (European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Abuse, 2011). Frequent use of cannabis is associated with concurrent problem behaviour, such as aggression, delinquency, truancy, and mental co-morbidity (Hussong
et al., 2005; Monshouwer et al., 2006), as well as lower education and life satisfaction levels in the long term (Fergusson and Boden, 2008). There is a lack of evidence-based treatment options for adolescents with cannabis use disorder in Europe (European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Abuse, 2011).

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