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Family Structure, Parental Monitoring and Marijuana Use among Adolescents in Jamaica: Findings from Nationally Representative Data

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2017.212
Pages: 
536-45
Synopsis: 
This study analysed the role of the family as a determinant of marijuana use among the Jamaican secondary school population. Results demonstrated that parental involvement carried more weight in influencing marijuana use than family structure and gender which showed no significant difference.

ABSTRACT

Objective: Marijuana misuse by adolescents is a social and public mental health problem in Jamaica and globally. Research has suggested that family structure is one of the factors that influences adolescents’ consumption of marijuana. This study was undertaken to determine if family structure and parental monitoring had any association with marijuana use among adolescents in Jamaica.

Accepted: 
23 Oct, 2017
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e-Published: 30 Nov, 2017

Associations between Marijuana Use and Sperm Quality in Jamaican Men: Implications for the Subfertile Male

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2017.189
Pages: 
569-75
Synopsis: 
This study investigated the association of marijuana use with sperm parameters and reproductive history of subfertile men. Sperm motility was affected by reported quantity and frequency of marijuana use.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To evaluate the associations of frequency, quantity and duration of marijuana use with sperm parameters and reproductive histories of male non-smokers and chronic marijuana users.

Accepted: 
23 Oct, 2017
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e-Published: 26 Oct, 2017
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