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Prescription Drug Poster (Featured Publication)

Published Marzo del 2010.
Raises awareness of the health consequences of improper use of prescription drugs and contrasts it with the benefits of safe and proper prescription drug use.

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The Brain: Understanding Neurobiology Through the Study of Addiction

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.

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Volume 22, Number 6

Published diciembre del 2009.
Reports on research investigating the genetic factors in nicotine addiction; substance abuse among people who have mental disorders; antiretroviral medications for HIV-infected injection drug users; brain changes during cocaine withdrawal; and more.

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Volume 22, Number 5

Published noviembre del 2009.
Reports research findings on computer-based abstinence interventions; genetic factors in smoking abstinence; a potential treatment for methamphetamine overdose; cocaine use and cognitive function; a new Naltrexone skin patch; and more.

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Mentoring: A Guide for Drug Abuse Researchers (Featured Publication)

Published noviembre del 2009.
Discusses the importance of quality mentorship in drug abuse research and offers suggestions for creating a successful mentor and mentee relationship.

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Volume 22, Number 4

Published octubre del 2009.
Reports on research investigating genetic factors in nicotine addiction; interventions for disruptive children and girls’ delinquent behavior; brain receptors in abstinent smokers; long-term neuronal effects of substance abuse; and more.

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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, the nervous system, and the effects of drugs on the human body. Includes five learning modules, a teachers’ guide, videotape, poster, and parent newsletter.

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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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Hallucinogens - LSD, Peyote, Psilocybin, and PCP (DrugFacts)

Revised junio del 2009.
Provides basic facts about hallucinogens (LSD, peyote, psilocybin, and PCP) including how they are abused, how they affect the brain, other health effects, and treatment options. En Español

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Patient-Physician Conversation Poster (Featured Publication)

Published abril del 2009.
Encourages patients to discuss any and all drug use—including prescription and over-the-counter medications—with their doctors and other health care professionals.

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NIDA Notes: The Latest in Drug Abuse Research

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