This cohort study uses national survey data to examine associations between cannabis use and risk of mental health and substance use disorders in the general US adult population.
This Viewpoint discusses the potential health and other impacts of electronic cigarette use in US jails.
Fergusson and colleagues examined the relationships between the extent of earthquake exposure and mental health outcomes following the Canterbury, New Zealand, earthquakes in 2010-2011; net of adjustment for potentially confounding factors related to personal circumstances; prior mental health; and childhood family background.
Brody et al determine whether the degree of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor upregulation in smokers predicts quitting with a standard course of treatment.
Lerman et al examine alterations underlying nicotine dependence with the hypothesis that the salience, executive control, and default mode networks will reflect nicotine withdrawal and predict abstinence-induced craving and cognitive defects. See also the editorial by London and Ghahremani.