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Videos Help Treat Deaf People

February 2007
Reviews a training DVD that presents dialectical behavior therapy skills being taught by deaf clinicians to deaf consumers as an approach to improve deaf people's access to behavioral health care.

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Brain Changes Accompany Cocaine Withdrawal

February 2007
Summarizes an animal study of the neural changes in the amygdala portion of the brain that occur as a result of cocaine exposure followed by withdrawal of the drug.

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Cocaine Craving Activates Brain Reward Structures; Cocaine "High" Dampens Them

February 2007
Reports on a study that documenting changing emotional and neurobiological responses to cocaine with successive doses during a single session of drug taking.

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GHB Intoxication Reports Decline in California

February 2007
Highlights statistics on the number of reports of gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) use intoxication in California from 1999 to 2003.

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Journal Highlights Opportunities in Hispanic Drug Abuse Research

February 2007
Reviews a journal supplement that compiles information on drug abuse research in the Hispanic population.

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High School Seniors Steadily Increase Nonmedical Use of Sedatives Over 15 years

October 2006
Highlights data from an annual national survey of youth showing a pattern of rising nonmedical use of sedatives among high school seniors.

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NIDA's National Advisory Council Welcomes New Members

October 2006
Introduces four new members to NIDA’s National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse, including Drs. Warren K. Bickel, Ellie E. Schoenbaum, and Marina E. Wolf, and Ms. Janet Wood.

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Low-Cost Incentives Improve Outcomes in Stimulant Abuse Treatment

October 2006
Reports on a study investigating the use of incentives in the form of prizes to motivate outpatients to stay in behavioral therapy and remain drug free.

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First-time Patients Opt for Office-Based Buprenorphine

October 2006
Presents highlights of a study suggesting that compared with methadone, office-based buprenorphine treatment attracts individuals who have less extensive addiction histories.

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Ethnicity Influences Early Smoking and Progression to Drug Abuse

October 2006
Summarizes findings from a 10-year study that monitored smoking and progress to other drugs among youth that found ethnicity to be an influential factor.

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