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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

Assessing Drug Abuse Within and Across Communities

Assessing Drug Abuse Within and Across Communities

Published septiembre del 2006.
Provides guidelines for establishing epidemiology networks to monitor and assess drug abuse patterns and trends and emerging drug problems at community and State levels.

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Volume 21, Number 1 (NIDA Notes)

Published octubre del 2006.
Reports research findings on potential stimulant and opioid abuse treatments; memory and cocaine use; a possible link between marijuana smoking and respiratory disorders; and more.

Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction (Topics in Brief)

Revised enero del 2007.
Provides an overview of the science behind drug abuse and addiction, discussing why certain people are more likely to become addicted, how drugs work in the brain, and how addiction can be successfully treated.

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The Brain & the Actions of Cocaine, Opiates, and Marijuana (Teaching Packets)

Revised enero del 2007.
The first in a 5-part series, offers an understanding of the brain, how the reward center works, and what happens in the brain when a person uses cocaine, opiates (heroine), or marijuana.

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The Neurobiology of Drug Addiction (Teaching Packets)

Revised enero del 2007.
The second in a 5-part series, explores the science behind addiction, describing the brain and reward center, and the action of heroine and cocaine.

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Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction: What Science Says (Teaching Packets)

Revised enero del 2007.
The third in a 5-part series, reviews the science behind drug abuse and addiction and introduces the topics of prevention and treatment.

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The Neurobiology of Ecstasy (MDMA) (Teaching Packets)

Revised enero del 2007.
The fourth in a 5-part series, explores the biology behind ecstasy use in the brain and discusses both short- and long-term effects of its use.

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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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Volume 21, Number 2 (NIDA Notes)

Published febrero del 2007.
Reports research findings on mechanisms of drug vulnerability; brain scans that may help clinicians tailor addiction treatment; an animal study on nicotine and the developing brain; brain activation in cocaine craving; and more.

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