Understanding the relationships between impulsivity and drug use vulnerability may help identify new ways of treating or preventing substance use disorders.
Treatment with an extended-release stimulant medication plus cognitive behavioral therapy was associated with reductions in cocaine use and in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in patients with both disorders.
Study findings indicate that children exposed to methamphetamine prenatally show more signs of increased emotionality, anxiety, and depression than nonexposed children at ages 3 and 5 years.
Reports on research providing evidence that teaching aggressive youngsters social coping skills reduces their chances of becoming substance abusers.
Herramientas para organizar un evento en la Semana Nacional: Hechos sobre las Drogas y el Alcohol