In English
NIDA

NIDA Notes Articles

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

Journal Highlights Opportunities in Hispanic Drug Abuse Research

febrero del 2007
Reviews a journal supplement that compiles information on drug abuse research in the Hispanic population.

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

Report Calls for Sweeping Changes in Health Care for Mental and Substance Abuse Problems

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.

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

Addiction and Co-Occurring Mental Disorders

febrero del 2007

Presents an overview of the research underway to investigate medication and behavioral therapies for co-occurring disorders.

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

Studies Focus on Acculturation and Hispanic Youth

febrero del 2007
Summarizes a study that analyzes factors associated with the risk of drug addiction among 19- to 21-year-old Hispanic women born in the United States as compared with immigrants.

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

Behavioral Response to Novelty Foreshadows Neurological Response to Cocaine

febrero del 2007
Describes evidence supporting the view that developmental differences in brain systems that use the neurotransmitter dopamine underlie age differences in susceptibility to drug abuse.

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

Nicotine Alters the Developing Rat Brain

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.

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

Medical Care During Addiction Treatment Reduces Hospital Use

febrero del 2007
Reports on an analysis comparing three types of addiction treatment programs: methadone maintenance programs, long-term residential programs, and nonmethadone programs.

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

Cocaine Abusers' Pretreatment Cue Responses Predict Recovery Success

febrero del 2007
Reports on the work of researchers who used brain images to correlate cocaine-addicted patients' regional brain responses to drug cues with their outcomes in subsequent treatment.

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

Study Finds Withdrawal No Easier With Ultrarapid Opiate Detox

octubre del 2006
Presents findings from a clinical trial comparing ultrarapid, anesthesia-assisted detoxification with detoxification by traditional methods among patients addicted to heroin.

NIDA Notes Category Graphic

Brain Mechanism Turns Off Cocaine-Related Memory in Rats

octubre del 2006
Describes a series of experiments that have added to evidence that a brain enzyme controls key memory processes that link drug experiences, the surroundings in which they take place, and the urge to repeat them.

Pages

NIDA Notes

Tags

Drug Topics

Drugs of Abuse

Population Groups

Related Topics

Toma el reto nacional sobre el coeficiente intelectual (CI) sobre las drogas