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Medial temporal structures and memory functions in adolescents with heavy cannabis use.
Converging lines of evidence suggest an adverse effect of heavy cannabis use on adolescent brain development, particularly on the hippocampus. In this preliminary study, we compared hippocampalExpand
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White matter development during late adolescence in healthy males: A cross-sectional diffusion tensor imaging study
We investigated WM development in healthy adolescent males through age-associated changes in fractional anisotropy (FA), radial (lambda( perpendicular)) and axial diffusivity of several clusters along the arcuate fasciculus through a whole-brain voxelwise analysis. Expand
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Diffusion abnormalities in adolescents and young adults with a history of heavy cannabis use.
BACKGROUND There is growing evidence that adolescence is a key period for neuronal maturation. Despite the high prevalence of marijuana use among adolescents and young adults in the United States andExpand
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Neurocognitive Profile in Adolescents with Early-Onset Schizophrenia: Clinical Correlates
BACKGROUND Neurocognitive impairments have been documented in adolescents with early-onset schizophrenia (EOS; onset by age 18) and are important treatment targets. Information concerning theExpand
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Neurocognitive deficits in adolescents with schizophrenia: longitudinal stability and predictive utility for short-term functional outcome.
OBJECTIVE Previous cross-sectional studies in adolescents with early-onset schizophrenia (EOS; onset of psychotic symptoms by 18 years of age) have reported patterns of generalized neurocognitiveExpand
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Ethical and practical considerations in the management of incidental findings in pediatric MRI studies.
OBJECTIVE The authors examined the ethical and practical management issues resulting from the detection of incidental abnormal findings on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) research studies in healthyExpand
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White matter abnormalities in early-onset schizophrenia: a voxel-based diffusion tensor imaging study.
OBJECTIVE To investigate abnormalities in the structural integrity of brain white matter as suggested by diffusion tensor imaging in adolescents with early-onset schizophrenia (onset of psychosis byExpand
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Effects of shoulder dystocia training on the incidence of brachial plexus injury.
OBJECTIVE We sought to determine whether implementation of shoulder dystocia training reduces the incidence of obstetric brachial plexus injury (OBPI). STUDY DESIGN After implementing training forExpand
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Rasch Modeling of the Self-Deception Scale of the Balanced Inventory of Desirable Responding
Self-deception has become a construct of great interest in individual differences research because it has been associated with levels of resilience and mental health. The Balanced Inventory ofExpand
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