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Publication: Research Report Series - Inhalant Abuse

Inhalants (Research Reports)

Published mayo del 1999. Revised julio del 2012.
Provides scientific research on the nature and extent of inhalant abuse, its potential health consequences, and hazards of chemicals found in commonly abused inhalants. En Español

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HIV/AIDS (Research Reports)

Published Marzo del 2006. Revised julio del 2012.
Explores the link between drug abuse and HIV/AIDS and discusses treatment options, populations most at risk, trends in HIV/AIDS, and ways to counter these trends. En Español

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Heroin (Research Reports)

Published octubre del 1997. Revised noviembre del 2014.
Offers the latest scientific information on heroin use and its consequences as well as treatment options available for those struggling with heroin addiction.  En Español

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Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs (Research Reports)

Published Marzo del 2001. Revised febrero del 2015.
Offers the latest research findings on hallucinogens and dissociative drugs, describing what they are, how they are abused, and basic facts about different drugs within this classification of drugs. En Español

Family Checkup: Positive Parenting Prevents Drug Abuse

Family Checkup

Published octubre del 2012. Revised octubre del 2012.
Five questions, developed by the Child and Family Center at the University of Oregon, that highlight parenting skills that are important in preventing the initiation and progression of drug use among youth.

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Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction (Featured Publication)

Published abril del 2007. Revised julio del 2014.
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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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.

Publication: Research Report Series - Cocaine

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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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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Brain Power: Grades K-1 (Brain Power)

Published enero del 2005. Revised septiembre del 2009.
Offers an interactive science education program for students in grades K–1 about scientists, the brain, and the effects of drugs on the human body. Includes five learning modules, student resources, parent newsletters, and videos.

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NIDA Notes: The Latest in Drug Abuse Research

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