Social Anxiety and Cannabis Use: An Analysis from Ecological Momentary Assessment

Publication year: 2011 Source: Journal of Anxiety Disorders, Available online 26 December 2011 Julia D. Buckner, Ross D. Crosby, Stephen A. Wonderlich, Norman B. Schmidt Individuals with elevated social anxiety appear especially vulnerable to cannabis-related problems, yet little is known about the antecedents of cannabis-related behaviors among this high-risk population. The present study used ecological momentary assessment (EMA) to examine the relations among social anxiety, cannabis craving, state anxiety, situational variables, and cannabis use in the natural environment during ad-lib cannabis use episodes. Participants were 49 current cannabis users.

Publication year: 2011 Source: Journal of Anxiety Disorders, Available online 26 December 2011 Julia D. Buckner, Ross D. Crosby, Stephen A. Wonderlich, Norman B. Schmidt Individuals with elevated social anxiety appear especially vulnerable to cannabis-related problems, yet little is known about the antecedents of cannabis-related behaviors among this high-risk population. The present study used ecological momentary assessment (EMA) to examine the relations among social anxiety, cannabis craving, state anxiety, situational variables, and cannabis use in the natural environment during ad-lib cannabis use episodes. Participants were 49 current cannabis users.

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