junio del 2008
Describes research providing evidence that maternal smoking during pregnancy contributes to behavioral conduct disorders among toddlers, school-age children, and teens.
marzo del 2008
Reports on the prevalence of substance abuse among youth based on 2007 data from a national survey of behaviors, attitudes, and values.
octubre del 2007
Describes research investigating a naturally occurring brain chemical that shows early promise as a treatment for addiction in animal studies.
abril del 2007 Reports findings from a clinical trial investigating the effectiveness of naltrexone as a supplement to nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation.
abril del 2007 Describes a study comparing Staged Care Intervention, a combination treatment for smoking cessation, among smokers in outpatient treatment for depression and a control group.
abril del 2007 Describes research on a vaccine developed to facilitate smoking cessation by blocking nicotine penetration into the brain.
abril del 2007
Reports on the research underway to identify gene variations associated with nicotine addiction and the interaction of genetic makeup, experiences, and surroundings to addiction.
febrero del 2007 Describes animal studies that suggested exposure to the drug during gestation or adolescence may cause lasting alterations in reward and motivation circuits.
febrero del 2007
Presents an overview of the research underway to investigate medication and behavioral therapies for co-occurring disorders.
octubre del 2006 Summarizes findings from a 10-year study that monitored smoking and progress to other drugs among youth that found ethnicity to be an influential factor.