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March 21, 1977

Absence of Cerebral Atrophy in Chronic Cannabis Users: Evaluation by Computerized Transaxial Tomography

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Psychiatry (Drs Co and Hill) and Radiology (Drs Gado and Mikhael), Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, and from the Department of Psychiatry, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kan (Dr Goodwin).

JAMA. 1977;237(12):1229-1230. doi:10.1001/jama.1977.03270390045024

Computerized transaxial tomography (CTT) studies of 12 young men having histories of heavy cannabis smoking revealed no evidence of cerebral atrophy.

(JAMA 237:1229-1230, 1977)