A Systematic Review of the Neurocognitive Effects of Cannabis Use in Older Adults

@article{Scott2019ASR,
  title={A Systematic Review of the Neurocognitive Effects of Cannabis Use in Older Adults},
  author={Emmi P. Scott and Emily Brennan and Andreana Benitez},
  journal={Current Addiction Reports},
  year={2019},
  volume={6},
  pages={443 - 455}
}
Older adults currently represent the fastest growing demographic of cannabis users, yet few studies have investigated the effects of cannabis use on cognitive functioning in aging. We conducted a systematic review of the recent literature examining cognitive outcomes associated with cannabis use in older adults, with and without neurocognitive disorders, to clarify the potential neuroprotective benefits or risks of cognitive decline in this population. We identified 26 studies examining… CONTINUE READING

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