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NIDA

Research Reports

Comorbidity: Addiction and Other Mental Illnesses

Introduces a report that focuses on the topic of comorbid drug use disorders and other mental illnesses, a research priority for NIDA.

Published: December 2008
Revised: September 2010

Cocaine

Describes the latest research findings on cocaine, exploring the scope of abuse in the U.S., its potential long- and short-term health effects, maternal cocaine use, and treatment approaches.

Published: May 1999
Revised: September 2010

Heroin

Offers the latest scientific information on heroin use and its consequences as well as treatment options available for those struggling with heroin addiction. 

Published: October 1997
Revised: November 2014

Anabolic Steroid Abuse

Explores the latest research on anabolic steroid use, including health consequences of steroid abuse, the effects it can have on behavior, prevention research, and effective treatment approaches.

Published: July 2001
Revised: August 2006

Substance Use in Women

Examines women and substance use, including sex and gender differences in use, how substance use affects a mother and her baby, and sex and gender differences in drug addiction treatment.
 

Published: July 2015

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