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Cannabis related disorders


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Cannabis related disorders

  1. 1. Jason Li<br />Cannabis Related Disorders<br />
  2. 2. What is Cannabis?<br />Weed like species <br />Tropical plant<br />Contains psychoactive chemicals like THC<br />Derived from greek word kannabis<br />Source of marijuana or hashish<br />Street named weed, maryjane, pot, ganja, bud<br />
  3. 3. How does it affect users?<br />Short Term Physical and Psychological Effects-euphoria, anxiety, clumsiness, hunger, paranoia, racing heart, dry mouth, tiredness, lethargy, uncontrollable laughter, bloodshot eyes<br />
  4. 4. Cannabis Use Disorders<br />Cannabis Dependence<br />-all consuming thoughts of cannabis<br />-actions focusing on cannabis<br />Cannabis Abuse<br />-high tolerance<br />-repeated chronic use<br />
  5. 5. Cannabis Intoxication<br />-typical short term effects of cannabis use<br />-normal symptoms from drug use<br />Cannabis Intoxication Delirium<br />-magnified effects<br />-more severe version of intoxication<br />-delirium and hallucinations<br />Cannabis Induced Disorders<br />
  6. 6. Cannabis Induced Psychotic Disorder<br />-prominent delusions and hallucinations<br />-persecution/grandeur<br />-can occur even after high wears off<br />Cannabis-Induced Anxiety Disorder<br />-frequent adverse reaction<br />-anxiety reaction to stress<br />Flashback Syndrome<br />-recurrence of feelings and perceptions of past drug experience<br />-occurs after use<br />Cannabis Induced Disorders cont…<br />
  7. 7. Most common illicit drug used<br />In 2000 .8% of any age group reported dependence<br />Male adolescents and young adults biggest demographic<br />Most common in urban communities<br />Denver, Miami, New Orleans, and Minneapolis most numbers<br />Statistics<br />
  8. 8. Statistical Demographics<br />
  9. 9. Cessation of drug use needed to stop or alleviate disorders<br />Use directly linked to illnesses<br />Must solve root<br />Treatment<br />
  10. 10. Individual Psychotherapy<br />-establish trust<br />-address cause of drug abuse<br />Family Therapy<br />-create family support unit<br />-family involvement activities<br />Group Therapy<br />-10 to 15 users with common goal<br />-identify with each other<br />-community help<br />Outpatient Treatments<br />
  11. 11. Hospitalized Treatment<br />-constant monitoring <br />-only for severe cases<br />-absence of social network<br />Inpatient Treatment<br />
  12. 12. Halfway Houses<br />-living environment provided<br />-10 to 20 individuals<br />-shared responsibilities<br />Therapeutic Communities<br />-supervised group<br />-live in community shared jobs<br />-group treatment sessions<br />Residential Treatment<br />
  13. 13. 15 years old referred to mental health clinic cannabis user since 13 on weekends<br />Trouble sleeping since uncles death<br />Paranoid sensations, hysterical crying and screaming after a couple of joints<br />Symptoms continued to persist with disturbing dreams<br />Signs of psychological problems and delusions as a result of marijuana use<br />Case Study: Susan<br />