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NIDA Notes Articles: December 2010

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Multidimensional Family Therapy for Adolescent Drug Abuse Offers Broad, Lasting Benefits

December 2010

Describes findings from two randomized clinical trials showing that treatment with multidimensional family therapy resulted in fewer drug-related problems than treatment with cognitive behavior therapy.

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Workgroup Keeps NIDA on the Cutting Edge of Brain Science

December 2010

Reports on the objectives and activities of the Neuroscience Consortium and their impact on Institute drug abuse research programs and initiatives.

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Modafinil Normalizes Sleep During Early Cocaine Abstinence

December 2010
Describes a study investigating the effectiveness of modafinil in enhancing sleep among cocaine abusers who are currently abstinent.

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Study Supports Methadone Maintenance in Therapeutic Communities

December 2010

Describes a study that examined the effectiveness of combining two therapies for drug abuse addiction: methadone treatment and therapeutic communities, two approaches that are rarely combined.

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Deep Brain Stimulation Reduces Rats' Cocaine Seeking

December 2010
Describes results from an animal study involving deep brain stimulation that holds promise as a therapy for severe cocaine addiction.

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Drug Abuse at Highest Level in Nearly a Decade

December 2010

Reports on 2009 data indicating a rise in drug abuse in the United States and the factors that may have contributed to this increase.

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NIDA Grantee Wins Prize for Genetics Web Sites

December 2010
Announces the recipient of an award for online resources in education, Dr. Louisa Stark, who developed two interactive Web sites on genetics.

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Incentives Promote Abstinence

December 2010

Explores research findings on the value of motivational incentives to promote and reinforce abstinence from substances of abuse and encourage healthy behaviors.

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NIDA Appoints New Director of the Intramural Research Program

December 2010
Announces NIDA’s new director of its intramural research program, Antonello Bonci, M.D., a leading researcher in neuropsychopharmacology.

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Addiction Science Award Winners Announced

December 2010
Announces the 2010 high school student recipients of the Addiction Science Awards and describes their winning addiction-focused projects.

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