Dose-related neurocognitive effects of marijuana use

  title={Dose-related neurocognitive effects of marijuana use},
  author={K. Bolla and K. Brown and D. Eldreth and K. Tate and J. Cadet},
  pages={1337 - 1343}
  • K. Bolla, K. Brown, +2 authors J. Cadet
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neurology
  • BACKGROUND Although about 7 million people in the US population use marijuana at least weekly, there is a paucity of scientific data on persistent neurocognitive effects of marijuana use. [...] Key MethodMETHODS A battery of neurocognitive tests was given to 28-day abstinent heavy marijuana abusers. RESULTS As joints smoked per week increased, performance decreased on tests measuring memory, executive functioning, psychomotor speed, and manual dexterity.Expand Abstract
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