fMRI correlates of risky decision-making in adolescent alcohol users : : the role of abstinence

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Bazinet, Alissa Dyan;
(2013)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: UCSD Dissertations, Academic Clinical Psychology. (Discipline) | Case studies Alcohol use Decision making Teenagers | Case studies Alcohol use Risk assessment Teenagers | Case studies Alcohol use Magnetic resonance imaging Teenagers | Case studies Magnetic resonance imaging Effect of drugs on Brain | Case studies Magnetic resonance imaging Effect of drugs on Brain Testing | Case studies Health behavior in adolescence Risk assessment

A neurobiological model of risk-taking suggests that differential timing in the maturation of the brain networks associated with emotional processing and cognitive control may predispose adolescents to risky behavior, including alcohol and other substance use. Heavy alc... View more
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