Offers the latest scientific information on heroin use and its consequences as well as treatment options available for those struggling with heroin addiction.
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Published: October 1997
Revised: February 2014
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This series of reports simplifies the science of research findings for the educated lay public, legislators, educational groups, and practitioners. The series reports on research findings of national interest.
As a result of scientific research, we know that addiction is a disease that affects both brain and behavior.