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Addiction Science: From Molecules to Managed Care

NIDA is supporting research to learn more about how to best prevent drug abuse and treat drug addiction in adolescents.

Do we need fundamentally different strategies at different stages of adolescence?

One important area is understanding adolescent decision-making, including the social and biological factors that influence the decision to use drugs.

This page was last updated July 2008

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Drugs, Brains, and Behavior - The Science of Addiction

As a result of scientific research, we know that addiction is a disease that affects both brain and behavior.

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