Cognitive functioning of adolescent and young adult cannabis users in the Philadelphia Neurodevelopmental Cohort.

@article{Scott2017CognitiveFO,
  title={Cognitive functioning of adolescent and young adult cannabis users in the Philadelphia Neurodevelopmental Cohort.},
  author={J Cobb Scott and Daniel H. Wolf and Monica E. Calkins and Emily C Bach and Jennifer Weidner and Kosha Ruparel and Tyler M. Moore and Jason Deforest Jones and Chad Jackson and Raquel E. Gur and Ruben C. Gur},
  journal={Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors},
  year={2017},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={423-434}
}
Cannabis use in youth is rising and has been linked to deficits in cognitive functioning. However, cognitive findings have primarily been based on small samples of users seeking treatment, and few studies have evaluated cognition in occasional cannabis users. Here, we examined 4,568 adolescents and young adults (ages 14-21 years) drawn from the Philadelphia Neurodevelopmental Cohort, a prospective, population-based study. Participants were classified as cannabis Non-Users (n = 3,401… CONTINUE READING