Mental Health and Cannabis Abusers of Kashmir ValleyIrfan Ahmad Wani* and Bhupinder Singh
Department of Psychology, Barkatullah University Bhopal, M.P, India
- Corresponding Author:
- Irfan Ahmad Wani
Department of Psychology
Barkatullah University Bhopal, M.P, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: February 07, 2017; Accepted date: April 12, 2017; Published date: April 19, 2017
Citation: Wani IA, Singh B (2017) Mental Health and Cannabis Abusers of Kashmir Valley. J Psychol Psychother 7:297. doi:10.4172/2161-0487.1000297
Copyright: © 2017 Wani IA, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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.