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Post Speed, Ecstasy Use Linked to Teen Depression

(Psych Central News) A five-year study by University of Montreal researchers found that use of synthetic drugs such as speed (methampthetamine) or ecstasy (MDMA) is significantly associated with later depressive symptoms in teens. Researchers discovered use of*such drugs*at 15 or 16 years of age was linked to elevated symptoms of depression the following year. “Our findings are consistent [...]

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