Researchers correlate stimulant abusers’ improved performance on a memory training exerc ise with reductions in delay discounting.
Helping smokers deal with financial problems could improve their chances of staying abstinent after receiving treatment, according to a new study. Participants with the most financial strain had the least success in remaining abstinent.
An in vitro test demonstrates the potential of a programmable skin patch that will enable physicians to tailor transdermal medication doses to match patients' fluctuating needs.
Reports on researchers who demonstrated the economic value of a computer-based treatment as an adjunct to standard addiction therapy.
Reports on a new medication strategy under investigated in animal studies that shows promise for preventing relapse to drug abuse.
Describes research that sheds light on the correlation between increased dental disease and methamphetamine abuse.
Summarizes a study to determine whether a stress-related biological marker in saliva can predict how long a drug user will remain in treatment.
Describes research investigating a naturally occurring brain chemical that shows early promise as a treatment for addiction in animal studies.
Describes a new research finding indicating that the antidepressant sertraline (Zoloft), prescribed to relieve depression during the methamphetamine withdrawal process, may make quitting harder.
Describes a study investigating the use of the antidepressant bupropion as a potential therapy for methamphetamine addiction.