Cortical thinness and volume differences associated with marijuana abuse in emerging adults.

@article{Mashhoon2015CorticalTA,
  title={Cortical thinness and volume differences associated with marijuana abuse in emerging adults.},
  author={Yasmin Mashhoon and Simona Sava and Jennifer Tropp Sneider and Lisa D. Nickerson and Marisa M. Silveri},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2015},
  volume={155},
  pages={275-83}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of marijuana (MJ) use among youth and its legalization for medical or recreational use has intensified public health endeavors of understanding MJ effects on brain structure and function. Studies indicate that MJ use is related to impaired cognitive performance, and altered functional brain activation and chemistry in adolescents… CONTINUE READING