Reports on the relative influence of genes versus environment on adolescents’ choices that involve delayed gratification.
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.
December 2010 Discusses rates of substance use or abuse among mothers with at-home children and the factors that may contribute to the abuse.
April 2010 Highlights new video clips on NIDA's Web site for teens that explore the dangers of drug abuse and that address questions from youth and their parents on the topic.
February 2007 Summarizes a study that analyzes factors associated with the risk of drug addiction among 19- to 21-year-old Hispanic women born in the United States as compared with immigrants.