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Deep Brain Stimulation Reduces Rats' Cocaine Seeking

diciembre del 2010
Describes results from an animal study involving deep brain stimulation that holds promise as a therapy for severe cocaine addiction.

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Drug Abuse at Highest Level in Nearly a Decade

diciembre del 2010

Reports on 2009 data indicating a rise in drug abuse in the United States and the factors that may have contributed to this increase.

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Medications That Normalize Brain Glutamate Reduce Drug-Seeking in Rats

octubre del 2010
Reports on two studies that demonstrate the promise of treating addiction with medications that alleviate drug-induced alterations in signaling by the neurotransmitter glutamate.

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Brain Opioid Receptor Levels Predict Time to Cocaine Relapse

octubre del 2010
Describes study findings revealing that cocaine abusers who maintain high levels of a certain receptor in their brain during early abstinence relapse sooner than abusers whose levels drop.

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Brain Adaptation May Dampen Effects of Cocaine

octubre del 2010
Reports evidence that a cocaine-induced change in the structure of brain cells represents an adaptive response that may limit the drug’s impact.

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Crack Cocaine Promotes Progression of HIV Infection to AIDS

octubre del 2010
Reports on two studies showing a high prevalence of HIV infection and more rapid progression to disability and death among drug abusers.

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Stroop Test Identifies Patients at Risk for Treatment Dropout

abril del 2010
Reports on a study of cocaine abusers revealing that the Stroop test may predict which cocaine abusers are likely to drop out of therapy.

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Peer Interaction Enhances Adolescent Rats' Drug Reward

abril del 2010
Describes an animal study reporting that peer interaction enhances adolescent rats’ drug reward and discusses the impact of these findings to future research on drug reward in social context.

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Test Substance Attenuates Signs of Cocaine Withdrawal in Rats

diciembre del 2009

Reports on several drugs that may ward off depression and anxiety, common withdrawal symptoms from cocaine, based on an animal study.

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Rare Glutamate Receptor Proliferates After Cocaine Withdrawal

diciembre del 2009

Reports findings that a rare neuroreceptor may be linked to the intensive cravings cocaine abusers experience during their first weeks of abstinence.

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