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Intervention Improves Abstinence, Employment Among Welfare Recipients

Reports research to study the effectiveness of an intensive case management program to aid female substance abusers who receive welfare in staying off drugs and finding employment.

Deep Brain Stimulation Reduces Rats' Cocaine Seeking

Describes results from an animal study involving deep brain stimulation that holds promise as a therapy for severe cocaine addiction.

Multidimensional Family Therapy for Adolescent Drug Abuse Offers Broad, Lasting Benefits

Describes findings from two randomized clinical trials showing that treatment with multidimensional family therapy resulted in fewer drug-related problems than treatment with cognitive behavior therapy.

Study Supports Methadone Maintenance in Therapeutic Communities

Describes a study that examined the effectiveness of combining two therapies for drug abuse addiction: methadone treatment and therapeutic communities, two approaches that are rarely combined.

Brain Responds to Marijuana Cues in Familiar Manner

Researchers found that the brain activity that takes place when cues trigger marijuana cravings is similar to the activity that accompanies cravings for other drugs.

Combination Therapy Most Effective for Helping Smokers Quit

Examines results from a randomized clinical trial which found that treatment with a nicotine patch and nicotine lozenge together produced the greatest benefits in helping people quit smoking and remain abstinent.

HIV Treatment Interruption Is Pervasive After Release From Texas Prisons

Describes a study revealing that HIV-infected prisoners in Texas often experience an interruption in treatment following their release and that assistance in filling out paperwork can reduce these interruptions.

Cocaine Vaccine Helps Some Reduce Drug Abuse

Reports on the results of a clinical trial that tested the effectiveness of a cocaine vaccine designed as a therapy for cocaine abuse and plans underway for a new study of 300 patients to confirm these results.

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