octubre del 2006 Presents findings from a clinical trial comparing ultrarapid, anesthesia-assisted detoxification with detoxification by traditional methods among patients addicted to heroin.
octubre del 2006 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.
octubre del 2006
Highlights a publication that outlines 13 research-based principles of successful treatment of drug abusers in the criminal justice system.
octubre del 2006 Describes an inpatient study investigating the effectiveness of sustained-release methylphenidate as a treatment for cocaine-addiction patients with ADHD.
octubre del 2006 Highlights two studies suggesting significant associations between marijuana smoking and respiratory disease.
octubre del 2006 Presents highlights of a study suggesting that compared with methadone, office-based buprenorphine treatment attracts individuals who have less extensive addiction histories.
octubre del 2006 Announces the winners of the 10th Annual PRISM Awards, including Walk the Line, a film portraying the life of singer Johnny Cash and his battle with drug addiction.
febrero del 2007 Reviews a report from the National Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Medicine that discusses ways to improve the quality of health care among people with mental health and substance abuse disorders.
febrero del 2007 Reports on a study that documenting changing emotional and neurobiological responses to cocaine with successive doses during a single session of drug taking.
febrero del 2007
Presents an overview of the research underway to investigate medication and behavioral therapies for co-occurring disorders.