Structural and functional imaging studies in chronic cannabis users: a systematic review of adolescent and adult findings

Albert Batalla, Sagnik Bhattacharyya, Murat Yucel, Paolo Fusar-Poli, Jose Alexandre Crippa, Santiago Nogue, Marta Torrens, Jesus M Pujol, Magi Farre, Rocio Martin-Santos

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The growing concern about cannabis use, the most commonly used illicit drug worldwide, has led to a significant increase in the number of human studies using neuroimaging techniques to determine the effect of cannabis on brain structure and function. We conducted a systematic review to assess the evidence of the impact of chronic cannabis use on brain structure and function in adults and adolescents.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere55821
Number of pages18
JournalPLoS ONE
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes

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