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Relief-oriented use of marijuana by teens

Overview of attention for article published in Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, April 2009
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#19 of 576)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (97th percentile)

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4 news outlets
twitter
12 tweeters

Citations

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128 Mendeley
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Title
Relief-oriented use of marijuana by teens
Published in
Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, April 2009
DOI 10.1186/1747-597x-4-7
Pubmed ID
Authors

Joan L Bottorff, Joy L Johnson, Barbara M Moffat, Tamsin Mulvogue

Abstract

There are indications that marijuana is increasingly used to alleviate symptoms and for the treatment of a variety of medical conditions both physical and psychological. The purpose of this study was to describe the health concerns and problems that prompt some adolescents to use marijuana for therapeutic reasons, and their beliefs about the risks and benefits of the therapeutic use of marijuana.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 3%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Unknown 122 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 27 21%
Student > Bachelor 26 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 20 16%
Researcher 19 15%
Student > Doctoral Student 8 6%
Other 19 15%
Unknown 9 7%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 34 27%
Medicine and Dentistry 25 20%
Social Sciences 16 13%
Nursing and Health Professions 12 9%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 6%
Other 21 16%
Unknown 12 9%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 42. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 24 May 2019.
All research outputs
#616,150
of 17,654,026 outputs
Outputs from Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy
#19
of 576 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,416
of 133,919 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy
#1
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