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.
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.