Alcohol and the adolescent brain: human studies

@inproceedings{Tapert2004AlcoholAT,
  title={Alcohol and the adolescent brain: human studies},
  author={Susan F. Tapert and Lisa Marie Caldwell and Christina A. Burke and M. Alessandrini},
  year={2004}
}
CHRISTINA BURKE, M.A., is a senior research assistant in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, and at the Veterans Medical Research Foundation, San Diego, California. Many people begin to drink alcohol during adolescence and young adulthood. Alcohol consumption during this developmental period may have profound effects on brain structure and function. Heavy drinking has been shown to affect the neuropsychological performance (e.g., memory functions) of young… CONTINUE READING

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