Is There a Connection between Marijuana use and Bipolar Disorder in Teens?

Research on the effects of marijuana on the teenage brain has revealed enlightening information in recent years. For example, teenage marijuana use inhibits progress in the prefrontal cortex area of the brain. Some newer research suggested that marijuana use among teenagers could be a catalyst for psychotic episodes. Marijuana use in adolescence has also had…

Adolescents with Bipolar Disorder have a Greater Risk of Substance Abuse in Young Adulthood

Bipolar symptoms can develop in adolescence, follow into teenagehood, and persist into young adulthood until it becomes the manifestation of adulthood. Science Daily reports that previous studies found a link between adolescent bipolar and the development of substance abuse issues has been revisited and made a new discovery. Researchers have found that the correlation between…