Impact of cannabis use on brain function in adolescents.
Cannabis is the most common illicit substance used by adolescents. This paper reports results of a pilot study using fMRI and a working memory task to compare brain function of adolescent cannabis users to that of two control groups, one matched for tobacco use and the other for nonsmokers.
AdolescentAnalysis of VarianceAttentionBrainCannabisCase-Control StudiesFemaleHumansMagnetic Resonance ImagingMaleMarijuana SmokingNeuropsychological TestsPsychomotor PerformanceSmokingSubstance-Related Disorders
Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.