Reports on research investigating whether certain medications might strengthen patients' understanding and memory retention.
Describes findings of a study revealing that images of heroin preparation and injection can incite craving and excite brain areas associated with reward-seeking even in methadone-maintained patients.
Reports on several studies implicating a certain neuropeptide (a signaling molecule) in fostering addition and overeating and discusses implications for addiction treatment.
Presents research-based principles of addiction treatment that can inform drug treatment programs and services in the criminal justice setting.
Published: September 2006 Revised: April 2014
Presents research-based principles of addiction treatment for a variety of drugs, including nicotine, alcohol, and illicit and prescription drugs, that can inform drug treatment programs and services.
Published: October 1999 Revised: December 2012