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NIDA International Forum, June 8-11, 2012, Palm Springs, California

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2007 NIDA International Forum: Speaker Presentations

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2006 NIDA International Forum: Speaker Presentations

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2009 NIDA International Forum: Commonalities Among the Diseases of Addiction: Implications for Treatment and Prevention

June 19–23, 2009
Reno, Nevada

Executive Summary

NIDA International Forum Focuses on Commonalities Among the Diseases of Addiction

Drugs. Sex. Gambling. Obesity.

Plenary session speakers at the 14th NIDA International Forum documented the commonalities among these "Disorders of Desire," citing clear overlaps in implicated brain regions and similar patterns of compulsive self-administration, tolerance, craving, comorbidity, disruption of inhibitory control, and impaired decision-making.

Ian Stolerman, Ph.D., B.Pharm.

Ian Stolerman, Ph.D., B.Pharm.
Section of Behavioural Pharmacology
Institute of Psychiatry
King’s College London, United Kingdom

Juana M. Tomás-Rosselló, M.D., M.P.H.

Juana M. Tomás-Rosselló, M.D., M.P.H.
Global Challenges Section
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Vienna, Austria

Flavio S. Pechansky, M.D., Ph.D.

Flavio S. Pechansky, M.D., Ph.D.
Center for Drug and Alcohol Research
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Porto Alegre, Brazil

Evgeny Krupitsky, M.D., Ph.D., D.M.Sc.

Evgeny Krupitsky , M.D., Ph.D., D.M.Sc.
Pavlov Medical University and Bekhterev Research
Psychoneurological Institute
St. Petersburg, Russia

David S. Metzger, Ph.D.

David S. Metzger, Ph.D.
Center for Studies of Addiction
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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