Decreased frontal N-acetylaspartate levels in adolescents concurrently using both methamphetamine and marijuana.

@article{Sung2013DecreasedFN,
  title={Decreased frontal N-acetylaspartate levels in adolescents concurrently using both methamphetamine and marijuana.},
  author={Young-Hoon Sung and Paul D. Carey and Dan J. Stein and Helen L. Ferrett and Bruce S. Spottiswoode and Perry F. Renshaw and Deborah A. Yurgelun-Todd},
  journal={Behavioural brain research},
  year={2013},
  volume={246},
  pages={154-61}
}
INTRODUCTION The potential neurochemical toxicity associated with methamphetamine (MA) or marijuana (MJ) use on the developing adolescent brain is unclear, particularly with regard to individuals with concomitant use of MA and MJ (MA+MJ). In this study, proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) was utilized to measure in vivo brain N-acetylaspartate plus… CONTINUE READING