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Perceived Susceptibility to Mental Disorders among Marijuana Smokers Attending a Tertiary Institution

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2017.193
Pages: 
562-8
Synopsis: 
This was an exploratory qualitative study that investigated the degree to which marijuana smokers at a tertiary institution perceived their susceptibility to mental illness. Risk perception was found to be low, as the drug’s benefits seemingly outweighed its risks.

ABSTRACT

Objective: This exploratory qualitative study sought to investigate the question of ‘how do marijuana smokers at a tertiary institution perceive their susceptibility to mental illness?’.

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