Smoking marijuana as a teen may lead to anxiety, depression

12/24/2009 | HealthDay News

A study done with rats suggests that marijuana use may cause long-term neurological changes in the developing brains of teenagers that lead to increased anxiety and stress. Researchers found marijuana led to low serotonin activity, which is linked to depression, and high norepinephrine levels, which are associated with anxiety and stress.

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