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1. Introduction and methodological overview
1.1 History and central ideas
1.2 Methodology
Table 1.38: Lifetime prevalence heroin
Table 1.44: Amount of cannabis used per month top period
1.3 Drug use in the populations of Amsterdam, San Francisco and Bremen
2. Background characteristics of the three samples
3. Initiation into cannabis use
4. Cannabis careers: intensity and patterns of use over time
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Pattern of use during career
4.3 Frequency of cannabis use per week
4.4 Average amount of cannabis used per month
4.5 Level of being high at a typical occasion of cannabis use
Table 4.5: Description of most recent use*
4.6 Duration of being high at a typical occasion of cannabis use
4.7 Days of the week and parts of the day on which cannabis is typically used
5. Methods of use
5.1 Modes of cannabis ingestion
5.2 Preferring hashish or marijuana?
Table 5.3: Reasons for preferring hashish*
Table 5.2: Reasons for preferring marijuana*
5.3 Preferred strength of cannabis
Table 5.9: Perceived development in strength*
6. Rules around cannabis
6.1 Rules applied to the use of cannabis
6.2 Situations that are considered fit or unfit for cannabis consumption
6.3 Emotions and cannabis use
Table 6.13: Emotions or feelings that do notcombine well with cannabis use
6.4 Persuading or dissuading cannabis use in others
Table 6.19: Reasons to persuade someone to use cannabis
6.5 Advice to novice users
6.6 Driving under the influence of alcohol and/or cannabis
6.7 Rules related to buying cannabis
7. Advantages, disadvantages, and effects of cannabis
7.1 Advantages and disadvantages
7.2 Reasons to use cannabis
7.3 Effects of cannabis
7.4 Conclusion
8.1 Quitting cannabis use
8.2 Periods of abstinence
8.3 Decreasing cannabis use
9. Other drug use
9.1 Prevalence of other illicit drug use
9.2 Combining cannabis use with other drugs
9.3 Experience with intravenous use of drug
10. Dependence
10.1 Special or deviant behaviour to obtain cannabis
10.2 Dependence according to DSM-IV criteria
10.3 Treatment
Table 10.7: Number of positive DSM-IV answers
Considered treatment Considered treatment
10.4 Conclusion
Considered treatment Considered treatment Considered treatment
11. Drugs and Drug Policy
11.1 Drug policy preferences
11.2 Legal complications
11.3 Gateway effect of cannabis use
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