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Wife May Determine Husband’s Marijuana Use

In the first year of marriage a wife may be able to control how much a husband indulge in drinking //or substance abuse like the use of marijuana. However the reverse may not always be true.

Researchers said data collected showed that in the first year of marriage for 20-somethings, husbands were more likely to start or resume smoking marijuana if their wives smoked marijuana. Husbands also were more likely to stop smoking marijuana if their spouses did not smoke.

Contrarily, however, the husbands did not seem to influence their wives' marijuana smoking.

Researchers led by Kenneth E. Leonard in the Department of Psychiatry in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences studied couples recruited while applying for marriage licenses since 1990. They collected data from 634 couples, 471 of which provided data before marriage, at their first anniversary and at their second anniversary.

The researchers feel that the fist year of the marriage is the transition period that forms the unique relationship between the husband and the wife, and the couple’s relationships with their friends and their substance use. The substance use may decline over the time. Men have reported the change in substance use to decline to 21% from 25% and women reported that it had changed from 20% to 14% in their case. Also it was common for people who smoked marijuana to get married to people who also smoked the same.
The researchers, however, said their findings might not generalize to other young adults who use drugs and are not married.

(IANS)

Medindia on marijuana – Further information

Marijuana: Marijuana includes cannabis, hashish and hash oil, and is one of the most common illegal drug used over the world. People who use marijuana often try it out because of curiosity and in order to be sociable. Those who have tried it out have reported feeling relaxed and amiable.

Substance use: This is also called substance abuse and is generally associated to excessive use of an alcohol or drug. Substance use can lead to physical impairment or distress occurring within 12months of the substance use.


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