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Stimulant ADHD Medications - Methylphenidate and Amphetamines (DrugFacts)

Published junio del 2009. Revised enero del 2014.
Offers basic facts about stimulant ADHD medications—methylphenidate and amphetamines—including their role in the treatment of ADHD, their affect on the brain, and the extent of abuse. En Español

Spice ("Synthetic Marijuana") (DrugFacts)

Published enero del 2011. Revised diciembre del 2012.
Provides information about spice, a family of herbal mixtures that produce effects similar to that of marijuana, including how it is used, potential health effects, and public health concerns. En Español

Lifetime Cigarette Use: total: 85.80%, Aged 26 or older 84.10, Aged 18 to 25 92.20, Aged 12 to 17 84.90. Past Month Cigarette Use: total: 38.80%, Aged 26 or older 29.30, Aged 18 to 25 66.90, Aged 12 to 17 52.80.

Smokeless Tobacco (Topics in Brief)

Published diciembre del 2009.
Provides a brief research update on smokeless tobacco, examining its addiction potential, health consequences, its link with cigarette smoking, and cessation treatments.

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Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask

Published diciembre del 2011. Revised junio del 2013.
Offers guidance in seeking drug abuse treatment and lists five questions to ask when searching for a treatment program. En Español

Salvia (DrugFacts)

Revised abril del 2013.
Offers an overview of salvia, an herb common to southern Mexico, Central, and South America. Discusses potential health and behavioral effects resulting from its abuse and the extent of use among youth. En Español

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Resource Guide: Screening for Drug Use in General Medical Settings

Published abril del 2009. Revised Marzo del 2012.
Provides clinicians serving adult populations in general medical settings with the tools and procedures necessary to conduct screening, brief intervention, and/or treatment referral for patients who may have or be at risk of developing a substance use disorder.

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Research Training at NIDA

Published junio del 2010.
This update to NIDA's Research Training Brochure provides the latest information on training and career development grants that aim to provide such support.

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Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: What Works with Offenders

Published julio del 2006.
Provides an overview of drug abuse treatment principles derived from research findings in the areas of criminology and drug abuse treatment.

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Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide (Third Edition)

Published octubre del 1999. Revised diciembre del 2012.
Presents research-based principles of addiction treatment for a variety of drugs, including nicotine, alcohol, and illicit and prescription drugs, that can inform drug treatment programs and services. En Español

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Principles of Drug Abuse Treatment for Criminal Justice Populations - A Research-Based Guide

Published septiembre del 2006. Revised enero del 2012.
Presents research-based principles of addiction treatment that can inform drug treatment programs and services in the criminal justice setting.

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