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Bringing the Power of Science to Bear on Drug Abuse and Addiction (Teaching Packets)

Actualizada en enero del 2007.
The fifth in a 5-part series, summarizes the science behind drug abuse and addiction, reviews the harmful consequences of drug use, and poses the question of whether it is worth the risk.

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The Neurobiology of Ecstasy (MDMA) (Teaching Packets)

Actualizada en 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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Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction: What Science Says (Teaching Packets)

Actualizada en 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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The Neurobiology of Drug Addiction (Teaching Packets)

Actualizada en enero del 2007.
The second in a 5-part series, explores the science behind addiction, describing the brain and reward center, and the action of heroine and cocaine.

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The Brain & the Actions of Cocaine, Opiates, and Marijuana (Teaching Packets)

Actualizada en 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.