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NIDA Notes Articles: 07/2011

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Neuropeptide Promotes Behaviors Tied to Addiction and Overeating

July 2011

Reports on several studies implicating a certain neuropeptide (a signaling molecule) in fostering addition and overeating and discusses implications for addiction treatment.

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Office Meets Dynamic Challenges of Diversity

July 2011
Describes NIDA’s Special Populations Office which promotes addiction science that examines health disparities and foster research careers among members of underrepresented communities.

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NIDA Cosponsors Mentoring Service for Clinicians Advising Substance-Abusing Patients

July 2011

Highlights a free service that provides primary care clinicians with advice from experts in addiction medicine on addressing substance abuse with patients in the primary care setting.

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Intensive Interventions Reduce Risky Sexual Behaviors

July 2011
Discusses research that compares multiple sessions of motivational and behavioral training with that of a single intervention among male and female substance abusers to reduce high-risk sexual behaviors.

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Methamphetamine Abuse Undermines Dental Health

July 2011
Describes research that sheds light on the correlation between increased dental disease and methamphetamine abuse.

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Computer-Based Intervention Offers Good Value for Money

July 2011

Reports on researchers who demonstrated the economic value of a computer-based treatment as an adjunct to standard addiction therapy.

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Gene Influences Impact of Maternal Smoking on Children's Behavioral Problems

July 2011
Describes research showing that the combination of prenatal smoking exposure and specific genes increases children’s and adolescent’s risk for behavior problems.

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Treatment Dropout Linked With Elevated Stress Response

July 2011

Summarizes a study to determine whether a stress-related biological marker in saliva can predict how long a drug user will remain in treatment.

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Week-Long Events Teach Teens Drug Abuse Facts

July 2011
Highlights activities from the 2011 National Drug Facts Week in which communities sponsor events to educate teenagers about drugs and drug abuse.

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NIDA's Funding Priorities To Remain Constant

July 2011

Reports on NIDA’s research priorities—drug abuse and addiction prevention, treatment, and HIV/AIDS—which will remain consistent during these challenging budget times.

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