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Volume 6, Number 1 (Addiction Science & Clinical Practice)

Published julio del 2011.
Presents current knowledge on a variety of addiction issues, including nicotine’s affects on brain function; inhalant abuse; genetically-based research and treatment; maternal tobacco use and its effects on children; and a behavior game for young children.

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Volume 5, Number 2 (Addiction Science & Clinical Practice)

Published diciembre del 2010.
Reports on the cognitive effects of addiction, potential genetic influences, strategies for training counselors, cost evaluation of evidence-based treatments, and a trial underway on brief strategic family therapy.

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Volume 5, Number 1 (Addiction Science & Clinical Practice)

Published abril del 2009.
Features recent research on drug abuse and criminal justice, including interventions to promote successful re-entry, nutrition issues for HIV-infected drug abusers, and recovery-oriented systems of care.

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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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Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction (DrugFacts)

Revised noviembre del 2012.
Provides an overview of drug abuse and addiction, including what happens in the brain during drug abuse, why some people become addicted and others don’t, and the importance of prevention. En Español

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Treatment Statistics (DrugFacts)

Revised Marzo del 2011.
Reports data on the number of people in need of drug abuse treatment and characteristics of admissions to and discharges from substance abuse treatment facilities. En Español

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Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction (DrugFacts)

Revised septiembre del 2009.
Describes research findings on effective medication and behavior treatment approaches for drug abuse and addiction and discusses special considerations for the criminal justice setting. En Español

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Tobacco/Nicotine (Research Reports)

Published julio del 1998. Revised julio del 2012.
Discusses the harmful effects of tobacco use, risks associated with pregnancy and adolescents, as well as best practices for the prevention and treatment of tobacco addiction. En Español

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Tobacco Addiction (Mind Over Matter)

Published enero del 1998.
Describes how nicotine acts on the heart to change heart rate and blood pressure, and discusses dependency, treatment, and effects of long-term nicotine use. En Español

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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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NIDA Notes: The Latest in Drug Abuse Research

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