Is there a connection between cannabis use disorder, non-disordered cannabis use and adverse psychological events in adolescents? According to a new cross-sectional study of more than 68,000 adolescents, there is.

The study examined the psychological events risk differences between cannabis use disorder (CUD) and non-disordered cannabis use (NDCU) reported News Medical. It also compared both groups to non-users or those who denied using marijuana ever or at least in the past year. 

Cannabis use disorder is defined as the continued use of cannabis despite its negative impact on one's life and health. CUD affects roughly 10% of the 193 million cannabis users in the world. Non-disordered cannabis use (NDCU) refers to cannabis nonuse.

What did the researchers find?

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