Published November 2009.
Reports research findings on computer-based abstinence interventions; genetic factors in smoking abstinence; a potential treatment for methamphetamine overdose; cocaine use and cognitive function; a new Naltrexone skin patch; 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.
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 October 2010.
Reports on the latest research findings regarding a potential new treatment for heroin abuse; brain responses to drug abuse prevention ads; crack cocaine use and HIV/AIDS; a school-centered program to reduce drug abuse; brain adaptation responses to cocaine use; and more.
Published December 2010.
Reports the latest research on a cocaine vaccine; methadone maintenance in therapeutic communities; a possible link between marijuana use and testicular cancer; family therapy for adolescent drug abuse; and more.
Published March 2011.
Reports research findings on prevention programs to prevent the initiation of alcohol and tobacco use; HIV treatment interruption after prison release; smoking cessation therapies; the role of proteins in cocaine addiction; and more.
Published July 2011.
Reports research findings on a potential new treatment for cocaine abuse and overeating; genetic effects of maternal smoking on children’s behavior; the reduction of risky sexual behaviors; and more.
Published November 2011.
Reports on innovative research, including active brain circuits that shed light on addiction; a new therapeutic skin patch; the disruption of neuron growth on cocaine relapse; genetic changes and vulnerability to relapse; regulators for addiction genes, and more.
Published April 2012.
Reports on innovative research, including new insights into how a cognitive behavioral strategy reduces craving and how benzodiazepines cause addiction; the role of exercise in reducing drug seeking and relapse; the effectiveness of home visits by nurses to low-income first-time mothers, and more.
Published April 2009.
Features recent research on drug abuse and criminal justice, including interventions to promote successful re-entry, nutrition issues for HIV-infected drug abusers, and recovery-oriented systems of care.