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Addiction Science: From Molecules to Managed Care

Published July 2008.

Explores the science behind such questions as what is addiction, why do people abuse drugs, and how does drug use change the brain, as well as research-based information about prevention, treatment, relapse, and HIV/AIDS.

Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: What Works with Offenders

Published July 2006.

Provides an overview of drug abuse treatment principles derived from research findings in the areas of criminology and drug abuse treatment.

Bringing the Power of Science to Bear on Drug Abuse and Addiction

Revised January 2007.

The fifth in a 5-part series, summarizes the science behind drug abuse and addiction, reviews the harmful consequences of drug use, and poses the question of whether it is worth the risk.

The Neurobiology of Ecstasy (MDMA)

Revised January 2007.

The fourth in a 5-part series, explores the biology behind ecstasy use in the brain and discusses both short- and long-term effects of its use.

Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction: What Science Says

Revised January 2007.

The third in a 5-part series, reviews the science behind drug abuse and addiction and introduces the topics of prevention and treatment.

The Neurobiology of Drug Addiction

Revised January 2007.

The second in a 5-part series, explores the science behind addiction, describing the brain and reward center, and the action of heroine and cocaine.

The Brain & the Actions of Cocaine, Opiates, and Marijuana

Revised January 2007.

The first in a 5-part series, offers an understanding of the brain, how the reward center works, and what happens in the brain when a person uses cocaine, opiates (heroine), or marijuana.

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