Effects on the Brain of Commonly Abused Substances
Posted Jul 11 2010 3:46pm
by Lisa Frederiksen
The following provides a brief overview of the effects on the brain of alcohol, marijuana and cocaine. The image of the ‘3-Brain’ Brain Complex helps one see where these brain impacts
are occurring and which neural network activities are being effected.
Cocaine. When someone snorts, injects, or smokes cocaine, it travels to the brain very [...]