Twin Study: Alcohol Use, But Not Cannabis Use, During Young Adulthood Linked with Reductions in Cortical Thickness

Minneapolis, MN: Alcohol consumption, but not the use of cannabis, is associated with changes in brain morphology, according to data published in the journal Biological Psychiatry. Researchers with the University of Minnesota assessed the relationship between alcohol and cannabis exposure during young adulthood on brain morphology in a population-based sample of 436 twins aged 24 years.  Authors reported, “Greater … Read more

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