Residual effects of cannabis use on neurocognitive performance after prolonged abstinence: a meta-analysis.

  title={Residual effects of cannabis use on neurocognitive performance after prolonged abstinence: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Amy M Schreiner and M. Dunn},
  journal={Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology},
  volume={20 5},
  • Amy M Schreiner, M. Dunn
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology
  • Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in the U.S., and the number of illicit and licit users is rising. Lasting neurocognitive changes or deficits as a result of use are frequently noted despite a lack of clarity in the scientific literature. In an effort to resolve inconsistencies in the evidence of lasting residual effects of cannabis use, we conducted two meta-analyses. First, we updated a previous meta-analysis on broad nonacute cognitive effects of cannabis use through inclusion of… CONTINUE READING
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