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Adolescent cannabis use and psychosis: epidemiology and neurodevelopmental models

Adolescence is a critical phase for brain development, characterized by neuronal maturation and rearrangement processes, such as myelination, synaptic pruning and dendritic plasticity. The ...Therefore changes in endocannabinoid activ...

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Improving propensity score weighting using machine learning

(logistic regression, CART, and pruned CART) had notably poor 95% CI coverage in the N=2000 studies: for example, ... One interesting observation is that logistic regression often yielded the lowest ASAM but also produced large biases...

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GENDER AND ADOLESCENT ALCOHOL USE DISORDERS ON BOLD RESPONSE TO SPATIAL WORKING MEMORY

While the size of the brain stabilizes by age 5 (Durston et al., 2001), the processes underlying cognitive development, such as myelination and synaptic pruning, occur throughout ... lifetime marijuana use >100 times; lifetime other d...

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Effects of Alcohol and Combined Marijuana and Alcohol Use During Adolescence

BackgroundConverging lines of evidence suggest that the hippocampus may be particularly vulnerable to deleterious effects of alcohol and marijuana use, ...

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Pediatric bipolar disorder: a review of the past 10 years.

This could be a reflection of a lack of pruning in adult BD or early degenerative changes in pediatric BD. Functional ...(alcohol dosed, out patient/6 wk and marijuana mostly)/state not specified/16.3 ± 1.2 yr BD I (77.5%), BD ...Thr...

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Differential effects of psychoactive drugs in adolescents and adults.

In addition, dopamine D1 receptors are several fold higher in adolescents than adults and undergo pruning prior to adulthood 36; 37. Thus the dopamine system in the periadolescent ...Brain morphological changes and early marijuana use...

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Increased marijuana use and gender predict poorer cognitive functioning in adolescents and emerging adults.

between increased MJ use and poorer psychomotor speed/sequencing ability (large effect size, f2 = . 20) compared to ...in females MJ users, suggesting a disrupting of the pruning process (Medina et al., 2008; McQueeny et al., 2011)...

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Peer Influences on Adolescent Risk Behavior

(2002). Sensation seeking, puberty and nicotine, alcohol and marijuana use in adolescence. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 41, 1495–1502.PubMed...(1995). Evidence for dopamine receptor pruning betw...

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Propensity score estimation: machine learning and classification methods as alternatives to logistic regression

“Data Culture”) [14], especially when dealing with high dimensional data – that is, data with a large number of ...also found that pruning their classification trees resulted in markedly higher bias in many scenarios, though they c...

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Effects of a persistent binge drinking pattern of alcohol consumption in young people: A follow-up study using event-related potenti...

The intake of large amounts of alcohol in a short time fol- lowed by a period of abstinence is a very common ...Throughout adolescence, important changes occur in brain morphology, including synaptic pruning, myelination and pro- foun...

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