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Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction: What Science Says

1: Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction: What Science Says

Developed by National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH, Bethesda, MD

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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Drugs, Brains, and Behavior - The Science of Addiction

As a result of scientific research, we know that addiction is a disease that affects both brain and behavior.

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