Журнал психологии и психотерапии

Журнал психологии и психотерапии
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ISSN: 2161-0487


Mental Health and Cannabis Abusers of Kashmir Valley

Irfan Ahmad Wani and Bhupinder Singh

The present study is carried out to explore the Mental Health of the Cannabis Abusers and Non Abuser of Kashmir valley. The sample consisted of 100 male respondents; of these 50 were cannabis abusers and 50 nonabusers were taken into consideration. The results of study showed that the two groups significantly differed on all the sub scales of mental health. Cannabis abusers showed higher level of anxiety, depression, and loss of behavioural/emotional control, psychological distress, and have showed lower levels of life satisfaction and mental health index scores in comparison with non-cannabis abusers.