It was the first-ever study to examine how PTSD influences cannabis use between queer and straight women. The study looked at undergraduate women who reported a longtime cannabis use. Approximately Lesbian and bisexual women were six to 11 times more likely than straight women to use cannabis for managing PTSD, respectively.
Here’s why some lesbians and bi women use marijuana more often than straight women
Here’s why some lesbians and bi women use marijuana more often than straight women / LGBTQ Nation
Try out PMC Labs and tell us what you think. Learn More. Emerging adulthood, the developmental period between the ages of 18 to 25, is characterized by identity exploration, instability in terms of residence and work, and the possibility of change Arnett, , Such explorations of possible life directions often coincide with a peak in drug and alcohol use Arnett, as youth work to develop their integrated adult identities. For young gay and bisexual men, emerging adulthood can be particularly challenging. In their Disability-Stress-Coping model, Wallander and Varni , propose that adolescent adjustment to living with a chronic illness involves an interaction of risk and resistance factors.