Actualizada en noviembre del 2011.
Offers an update on the research strategy underway in the push to develop effective addiction medications, including currently approved drugs, new compounds, and vaccines.
Actualizada en abril del 2008.
Explores the research advances regarding genetics and addiction, discusses the potential role of the environment in the disease, and the promise of personalized medicine.
Actualizada en 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.
Actualizada en octubre del 2007.
Provides a research update on comorbid drug abuse and mental illness, exploring why they commonly occur, how common they are, and how they can be diagnosed and treated.
Actualizada en agosto del 2006.
Provides an update on buprenorphine, an effective treatment for opioid addiction, explaining how it helps patients quite opioid addiction and the efforts underway to engage community treatment providers.