Cannabis use disorder (CUD) is characterized by the pathologic consumption of cannabis, which is the most commonly used illicit substance worldwide. While cannabis has some beneficial medical uses, it also has the potential to cause intoxication characterized by psychosis or cognitive impairment, especially in chronic use. Unlike most other substances, withdrawal symptoms are mild. There is currently no strong evidence for long-term benefits of pharmacologic or psychosocial interventions in the management of cannabis use disorder. Other factors such as underlying mood or personality disorders Personality Disorders A major deviation from normal patterns of behavior. Cluster A Personality Disorders or comorbidity with other substance use disorders are associated with a poor prognosis Prognosis A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations. Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas.
Last updated: Nov 14, 2022
Cannabis use disorder (CUD) is defined as chronic (> 12 months) maladaptive use of cannabis.
To make the diagnosis of cannabis intoxication or withdrawal, a detailed history of cannabis use should be obtained. Urine drug screen aids AIDS Chronic HIV infection and depletion of CD4 cells eventually results in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), which can be diagnosed by the presence of certain opportunistic diseases called AIDS-defining conditions. These conditions include a wide spectrum of bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic infections as well as several malignancies and generalized conditions. HIV Infection and AIDS in confirming the diagnosis. Signs and symptoms are listed below.
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