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Describes a series of experiments that have added to evidence that a brain enzyme controls key memory processes that link drug experiences, the surroundings in which they take place, and the urge to repeat them.
Highlights two studies suggesting significant associations between marijuana smoking and respiratory disease.
Highlights a publication that outlines 13 research-based principles of successful treatment of drug abusers in the criminal justice system.
Describes an inpatient study investigating the effectiveness of sustained-release methylphenidate as a treatment for cocaine-addiction patients with ADHD.
Reports on a study of adolescents addicted to opioids who responded better to buprenorphine than clonidine in a clinical trial in which all patients also received behavioral therapy.
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