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ERIC Number: EJ925546
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1086-4385
Adolescent Brain Development and Drugs
Winters, Ken C.; Arria, Amelia
Prevention Researcher, v18 n2 p21-24 2011
Research now suggests that the human brain is still maturing during adolescence. The developing brain may help explain why adolescents sometimes make decisions that are risky and can lead to safety or health concerns, including unique vulnerabilities to drug abuse. This article explores how this new science may be put to use in our prevention and intervention efforts. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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