Reduced hippocampal volume among adolescents with alcohol use disorders without psychiatric comorbidity.

@article{Nagel2005ReducedHV,
  title={Reduced hippocampal volume among adolescents with alcohol use disorders without psychiatric comorbidity.},
  author={Bonnie J. Nagel and Alecia Dager Schweinsburg and Vinh Q Phan and Susan F. Tapert},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2005},
  volume={139 3},
  pages={181-90}
}
Studies have suggested that teens with alcohol use disorder (AUD) can demonstrate memory deficits, but the underlying neuroanatomical substrates are unclear. The hippocampus is crucial to intact memory functioning, and it actively develops during adolescence. The current study attempted to replicate and extend previous findings suggesting that adolescents with AUD show smaller hippocampal volumes than healthy adolescents. Manual tracings of bilateral hippocampi were performed on structural… CONTINUE READING
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