ICS Fellow Naomi Friedman Publishes New Work on Teen Drug Use

Published: March 20, 2017

Naomi FiedmanICS Fellow Dr. Naomi Friedman recently published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology with CU colleagues on "Executive functions and substance use: Relations in late adolescence and early adulthood."

An article about the work was published in CU Boulder Today: Teens prone to drug experimentation won’t necessarily become addicted.

The research focused on twins, and showed that twins who demonstrated poor executive function were more likely to experiment with illicit substances as an adolescent, but that did not result in substance abuse or dependence, then or 6 years later.

Read more at CU Boulder Today.