Acute and Chronic Effects of Cannabinoids on Human Cognition—A Systematic Review

  title={Acute and Chronic Effects of Cannabinoids on Human Cognition—A Systematic Review},
  author={S. Broyd and H. Hell and C. Beale and M. Y{\"u}cel and N. Solowij},
  journal={Biological Psychiatry},
  • S. Broyd, H. Hell, +2 authors N. Solowij
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • Cannabis use has been associated with impaired cognition during acute intoxication as well as in the unintoxicated state in long-term users. However, the evidence has been mixed and contested, and no systematic reviews of the literature on neuropsychological task-based measures of cognition have been conducted in an attempt to synthesize the findings. We systematically review the empirical research published in the past decade (from January 2004 to February 2015) on acute and chronic effects of… CONTINUE READING
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