Revised junio del 2009.
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.
Revised abril del 2011.
Explores the scope of substance abuse among the military, veterans, and their families, and discusses the research underway to better understand their issues and identify solutions.
Published noviembre del 2012.
The term “bath salts” refers to an emerging family of drugs containing one or more synthetic chemicals related to cathinone, an amphetamine-like stimulant found naturally in the Khat plant.
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.
Published enero del 2000. Revised Marzo del 2010.
Equips teachers and students in grades 9 through 12 with interactive curriculum on the neurobiology of the brain as a result of drug abuse and addiction.
Published agosto del 2002.
Provides an overview of therapeutic communities, drug-free residential settings that use a hierarchical model with treatment stages to reflect increased levels of personal and social responsibility.