Published May 1999. Revised September 2010.
Describes the latest research findings on cocaine, exploring the scope of abuse in the U.S., its potential long- and short-term health effects, maternal cocaine use, and treatment approaches.
Published April 2007. Revised August 2010.
Provides scientific information about the disease of drug addiction, including the many harmful consequences of drug abuse and the basic approaches that have been developed to prevent and treat the disease.
Revised July 2010.
Offers basic facts about club drugs (GHB, ketamine, and rohypnol), including how they affect the brain and other parts of the body, treatment options, and how widespread the use is of these drugs.
Published April 2010.
Reports research findings on a behavior game for children to reduce later drug abuse; therapy for young adult opioid abusers; vouchers to boost smoking abstinence during pregnancy; substance abuse among people with bipolar disorder; and more.
Published December 2009.
Reports on research investigating the genetic factors in nicotine addiction; substance abuse among people who have mental disorders; antiretroviral medications for HIV-infected injection drug users; brain changes during cocaine withdrawal; and more.