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Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction: What Science Says

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

Revised: January 2007
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This page was last updated January 2007

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Explores the consequences of drug abuse on the brain and body and introduces the topics of prevention, and treatment.

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