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2010 Strategic Plan

Published septiembre del 2010.
Outlines NIDA’s drug abuse and addiction research strategic priorities for the next 5 years, focusing on prevention, treatment, HIV/AIDS, and other cross-cutting issues.

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Addiction Science: From Molecules to Managed Care

Published julio del 2008.
Explores the science behind such questions as what is addiction, why do people abuse drugs, and how does drug use change the brain, as well as research-based information about prevention, treatment, relapse, and HIV/AIDS.

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Anabolic Steroid Abuse (Research Reports)

Published julio del 2001. Revised agosto del 2006.
Explores the latest research on anabolic steroid use, including health consequences of steroid abuse, the effects it can have on behavior, prevention research, and effective treatment approaches. En Español

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Bringing the Power of Science to Bear on Drug Abuse and Addiction (Teaching Packets)

Revised enero del 2007.
The fifth in a 5-part series, summarizes the science behind drug abuse and addiction, reviews the harmful consequences of drug use, and poses the question of whether it is worth the risk.

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Cocaine (Research Reports)

Published mayo del 1999. Revised septiembre del 2010.
Describes the latest research findings on cocaine, exploring the scope of abuse in the U.S., its potential long- and short-term health effects, maternal cocaine use, and treatment approaches. En Español

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Comorbidity: Addiction and Other Mental Illnesses (Research Reports)

Published diciembre del 2008. Revised septiembre del 2010.
Introduces a report that focuses on the topic of comorbid drug use disorders and other mental illnesses, a research priority for NIDA.

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Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction

Published abril del 2007. Revised agosto del 2010.
Provides scientific information about the disease of drug addiction, including the many harmful consequences of drug abuse and the basic approaches that have been developed to prevent and treat the disease. En Español

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Drugs: Shatter the Myths

Published octubre del 2010. Revised julio del 2013.
Answers teens’ most frequently asked questions about drugs and abuse with scientific facts and engaging images.

Grades 2-3 (Brain Power)

Published enero del 2001. Revised septiembre del 2012.
Provides a science program for students in grades 2–3 to educate them about their brains, why they should protect them, and how drugs such as nicotine and inhalants can hurt their brains. Includes six modules, a teacher’s guide, a parent’s guide, and a videotape.

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Grades 4-5 (Brain Power)

Published enero del 2005. Revised septiembre del 2012.
Offers an interactive science education program for students in grades 4–5 to explore the human brain and the effects of drugs on the brain. Includes six modules, a teacher’s guide, parent newsletter, videotape, and poster.

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