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Cannabis use and cognitive function: 8-year trajectory in a young adult cohort

Tait, Robert; Mackinnon, Andrew; Christensen, Helen


Aim To evaluate the relationship between change in cannabis use and changed cognitive performance over 8 years. Design We used survey methodology with a cohort design. Setting and participants An Australian community sample aged 20-24 years at baseline. Measures We assessed cognitive performance with the California Verbal Learning Test (CVLT) (immediate and delayed), Spot-the-Word test (STW), Symbol Digit Modality test (SDMT) and Digit Backwards (DB). Groups of cannabis users were defined from...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Addiction
DOI: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2011.03574.x


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