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 Reports on a study of adolescents addicted to opioids who responded better to buprenorphine than clonidine in a clinical trial in which all patients also received behavioral therapy.
Highlights data from an annual national survey of youth showing a pattern of rising nonmedical use of sedatives among high school seniors.
octubre del 2006 Introduces four new members to NIDA’s National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse, including Drs. Warren K. Bickel, Ellie E. Schoenbaum, and Marina E. Wolf, and Ms. Janet Wood.
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 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 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.
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.
Highlights research on the effects of steroid use on the brain and the rest of the body, and stresses the need to educate young people about the serious health risks associated with its use.