Performance of young adult cannabis users on neurocognitive measures of impulsive behavior and their relationship to symptoms of cannabis use disorders.

@article{Gonzalez2012PerformanceOY,
  title={Performance of young adult cannabis users on neurocognitive measures of impulsive behavior and their relationship to symptoms of cannabis use disorders.},
  author={Raul Gonzalez and Randi Melissa Schuster and Robin J Mermelstein and Jasmin Vassileva and Eileen Martin and Kathleen R Diviak},
  journal={Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={34 9},
  pages={962-76}
}
Recent studies suggest that abstinent cannabis users show deficits on neurocognitive laboratory tasks of impulsive behavior. But results are mixed, and less is known on the performance of non-treatment-seeking, young adult cannabis users. Importantly, relationships between performance on measures of impulsive behavior and symptoms of cannabis addiction remain relatively unexplored. We compared young adult current cannabis users (CU, n = 65) and nonusing controls (NU, n = 65) on several… CONTINUE READING