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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 122-124

Cerebral atrophy and cognitive impairment in a young patient with chronic cannabis use − a case report


Department of Psychiatry, Indlas VIMHANS Hospital Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India

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MBBS DPM DNB(Psychiatry) Sripathi S Goud
Indlas VIMHANS Hospital, Vijayawada 520002, Andhra Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ejpsy.ejpsy_36_21

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Cannabis is known to mankind for ages. It was used as a medicine, an aphrodisiac, and a euphoriant. The psychotropic and neuromodulatory effects associated with cannabis use are extensively studied topics in the recent past. The authors report a case of cognitive impairment and cerebral atrophy in a young male patient with chronic cannabis use.


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