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Serie de reportes de investigación

Prescription Opioids and Heroin

Explores the relationship between prescription opioid abuse and heroin use, including prescription opioid use as a risk factor for heroin use, reasons why people progress from using prescription opioids to heroin, and the need for prevention and treatment.

Impresa en: octubre del 2015
Actualizada en: diciembre del 2015

Therapeutic Communities

Describes a type of long-term residential treatment for substance use disorders called therapeutic communities, including how they treat populations with special needs and how they can be incorporated into the criminal justice system.

Actualizada en: julio del 2015

Prescription Drug Abuse

Examines the non-medical use of prescription drugs—opioids, central nervous system depressants, and stimulants—describing adverse health effects of their use and the prevention and treatment of addiction.

Impresa en: julio del 2001
Actualizada en: noviembre del 2014


Provides an overview of the latest scientific findings on methamphetamine, including short- and long-term health consequences, effects on pregnancy, and potential prevention and treatment options.

Impresa en: abril del 1998
Actualizada en: septiembre del 2013

MDMA (Ecstasy) Abuse

Describes the science behind MDMA (ecstasy) abuse, including what it does to the brain, whether it is addictive, and the latest research regarding prevention and treatment of MDMA.

Impresa en: marzo del 2006


Explores the latest research on marijuana, including the scope of marijuana use in the U.S., health consequences, its effects on everyday activities, and available treatments.

Impresa en: octubre del 2002
Actualizada en: septiembre del 2015


Discusses the harmful effects of tobacco use, risks associated with pregnancy and adolescents, as well as best practices for the prevention and treatment of tobacco addiction.

Impresa en: julio del 1998
Actualizada en: julio del 2012


Provides scientific research on the nature and extent of inhalant abuse, its potential health consequences, and hazards of chemicals found in commonly abused inhalants.

Impresa en: mayo del 1999
Actualizada en: julio del 2012


Explores the link between drug abuse and HIV/AIDS and discusses treatment options, populations most at risk, trends in HIV/AIDS, and ways to counter these trends.

Impresa en: marzo del 2006
Actualizada en: julio del 2012

Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs

Offers the latest research findings on hallucinogens and dissociative drugs, describing what they are, how they are abused, and basic facts about different drugs within this classification of drugs.

Impresa en: marzo del 2001
Actualizada en: febrero del 2015


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