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Table 2 Characteristics of cannabis users

From: Cannabis and schizophrenia: characterisation of a risk factor in a sample of Moroccan patients hospitalised for psychosis

  Average (DS)
Age of onset (years) 14.4 (5.3)
Age of cessation (years,n= 31) 32.1 (3.4)
Consumption period (years) 13.5 (5.8)
Frequency of consumption (/month) 15.1 (13.9)
Number of joints per episode 3.3 (4.5)
CAST score 12.4 (7.9)
  n (%)
Current cannabis user 38 (55.1)
Cannabis addiction (CAST score > 7) 45 (65.2)
Consumption of other PPS 51 (73.9)
Tobacco 60 (86.9)
Kif 52 (75.3)
Maâjoun (street product) 37 (53.6)
Organic solvents 18 (26.0)
Alcohol 33 (47.8)
Psychotropic drugs 17 (24.6)
Cocaine 7 (10.1)
Other 6 (8.6)
Total,n(%) 69 (100.0)
  1. Psychotropic drugs: sedatives, hallucinogens, stimulants, benzhexol (Trihexyphenidyl), gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB)
  2. SD Standard deviation, SPA Psychoactive substance