Presents research-based principles of addiction treatment for a variety of drugs, including nicotine, alcohol, and illicit and prescription drugs, that can inform drug treatment programs and services.
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Published: October 1999
Revised: December 2012
Author: National Institute on Drug Abuse
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As a result of scientific research, we know that addiction is a disease that affects both brain and behavior.