Depersonalization after withdrawal from cannabis usage

E. Shufman, A. Lerner, E. Witztum

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    Abstract

    The phenomenon of depersonalization during cannabis usage (intoxication) is commonly known. However, its appearance after drug stoppage is relatively unknown. This article reviews the literature on depersonalization after cannabis withdrawal and discusses three representing cases demonstrating the severity of the problem. Clinical features are described as well as effects on functioning and the long-term nature of this disorder. The treatment approach in each case is also presented.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)249-251
    Number of pages3
    JournalHarefuah
    Volume144
    Issue number4
    StatePublished - 20 Dec 2005

    Keywords

    • Anxiety
    • Cannabis
    • Depersonalization
    • Treatment
    • Withdrawal

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Medicine (all)

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