Cannabis, Adolescence and Identity: beyond the 'stoner'
Funded through a special initiatives of Grand Challenges in 2017/18.
3 October 2017
Grant: Grand Challenges Special Initiatives
Year awarded: 2017-18
Amount awarded: £2,881
- Claire Mokrysz, Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, Brain Sciences
- Will Lawn, Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, Brain Sciences
- Steven Towndrow (Patient and Public Involvement and Communications Officer, NIHR CLAHRC North Thames)
Dr Claire Mokrysz and Dr Will Lawn from Clinical Psychophamacology, UCL Clinical Educational & Health Psychology, worked with colleagues in UCL's Applied Health Research unit to examine what London-based adolescents think about cannabis use, identity and the pros and cons of cannabis use.
The project also investigated longitudinal associations between cannabis-related identity and cannabis problems in teenagers.
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