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Does lsd have damaging effects on the developing brain of a teenager?

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Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry

In brief: Yes

Best not to start with this drug.
If started get drug counseling.

In brief: Yes

Best not to start with this drug.
If started get drug counseling.
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics

In brief: Probably

No extensive information is available on lsd effects on pubertal (teenage) brains, but what we do know is that it is likely that developing brain tissue is harmed by lsd.
Some reports state that it is not permanently harmful, but these reports were based on adult brains.

In brief: Probably

No extensive information is available on lsd effects on pubertal (teenage) brains, but what we do know is that it is likely that developing brain tissue is harmed by lsd.
Some reports state that it is not permanently harmful, but these reports were based on adult brains.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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