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By On July 20th, 2015

Substance Abuse Linked With Decreased Brain Volume In Women

A new study published in the journal Radiology shows stimulant drug abuse has long-term effects on brain volume in women, however, the effect was not found in men. Researchers found brain structures linked to reward, learning, and executive control showed significant changes, even after individuals had abstained from drug use for prolonged periods. “We found…

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