publication . Doctoral thesis . 2013

Cannabis use, cognitive functioning and behaviour problems

Lendering, M.F.H.;
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  • Published: 28 Mar 2013
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
During early adolescence, there is no association between internalizing behaviour and cannabis use. There is an association between externalizing behaviour and cannabis use, where externalizing behaviour precedes cannabis use rather than the other way around. Secondly, during adolescence, there is an association between psychosis vulnerability and cannabis use, where cannabis use predicts psychosis vulnerability and vice versa, suggesting a bi-directional cascading association. Thirdly, during early adolescence, the social skill “self-control” was (unexpectedly) unrelated to cannabis use. Cooperation and assertiveness are associated with cannabis use during this...
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free text keywords: Cannabis use, Internalizing, Externalizing, Psychosis, Adolescence, Cognition, Emotion recognition, Inhibition, Impulsivity
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