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James A. Inciardi (1939-2009)

abril del 2010
Remembers Dr. James A. Inciardi, founder and co-director of the Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies and professor at the University of Delaware, who died on November 23, 2009.

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Young Opioid Abusers Benefit From Extended Buprenorphine-Naloxone Treatment

abril del 2010
Reports on a study investigating the benefits of extended opioid maintenance therapy that included drug counseling and 12 weeks of therapy with buprenorphine and naloxone.

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Injection Drug Users Acquire Hepatitis C Infection Later in Developed Countries

abril del 2010
Reports trends in onset of injection drug use to infection with hepatitis C virus in developed countries and notes the influence of prevention efforts.

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Attention to Bipolar Disorder Strengthens Substance Abuse Treatment

abril del 2010

Describes a study of participants who had both substance abuse and bipolar disorder to investigate the potential benefits of integrated group therapy for this population.

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Genetic Overlap Between Substance Abuse and Bipolar Disorder

abril del 2010

Describes a literature analysis reporting on the prevalence of people with bipolar disorder who also have a substance use disorder and discusses the genetic link that may contribute to this comorbidity.

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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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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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Recognition for NIDA Notes Science Writing

diciembre del 2009

Announces NIDA Notes’ first place 2009 award that salutes superior communications efforts of government agencies.

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Anticipation of Methadone Enhances Brain Reactivity to Heroin Cues

diciembre del 2009

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.

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Recovery Checkup System Helps Substance Abusers Who Have Mental Disorders

diciembre del 2009

Reports on a posttreatment intervention to support recovery that may be especially beneficial for substance abusers with co-occurring mental disorders.

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