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reductions in adolescent heavy drinkers indsay

  title={reductions in adolescent heavy drinkers indsay},
  author={M. Squegliab and Daniel A. Rinkerc and Hauke Bartschb and Norma Castrob and oonho Chungd and Anders M. Daleb and Terry L. Jerniganb and Susan F. Taperta},
  • M. Squegliab, Daniel A. Rinkerc, +5 authors Susan F. Taperta
  • Published 2014
  • Background: Brain abnormalities in adolescent heavy drinkers may result from alcohol exposure, or stem from pre-existing neural features. Methods: This longitudinal morphometric study investigated 40 healthy adolescents, ages 12–17 at study entry, half of whom (n = 20) initiated heavy drinking over the 3-year followup. Both assessments included high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging. FreeSurfer was used to segment brain volumes, which were measured longitudinally using the newly developed… CONTINUE READING

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