Cannabis Use Disorder and Withdrawal
The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume 10, Number 6&7, August 2022
Denise Walker, PhD
Research Professor and Director of the Innovative Programs Research Group, School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Co-developer of The Change Companies’ What About Marijuana?journal.
Dr. Walker, expert for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
Dr. Walker reviews the clinical features of cannabis use disorder, who is most at risk, how it is similar and how it differs from other addictions, and treatment approaches. She also describes cannabis withdrawal, a syndrome that can pose a barrier to treatment, but frequently goes unrecognized.