Reports on two studies that demonstrate the promise of treating addiction with medications that alleviate drug-induced alterations in signaling by the neurotransmitter glutamate.
Reports on research investigating whether certain medications might strengthen patients' understanding and memory retention.
Reports on a study investigating the use of incentives in the form of prizes to motivate outpatients to stay in behavioral therapy and remain drug free.
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.
Impresa en: septiembre del 2006 Actualizada en: abril del 2014