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2009 NIDA International Forum: Commonalities Among the Diseases of Addiction: Implications for Treatment and Prevention

June 19–23, 2009
Reno, Nevada

Executive Summary

NIDA International Forum Focuses on Commonalities Among the Diseases of Addiction

Drugs. Sex. Gambling. Obesity.

Plenary session speakers at the 14th NIDA International Forum documented the commonalities among these "Disorders of Desire," citing clear overlaps in implicated brain regions and similar patterns of compulsive self-administration, tolerance, craving, comorbidity, disruption of inhibitory control, and impaired decision-making.

Save the Date: NIDA International Forum

Mark your calendars for June 8–11, 2012. The NIDA International Forum, held each year in conjunction with the annual scientific meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD), will highlight the range and quality of drug abuse and addiction research conducted around the world.

Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Department of Psychiatry
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

2006 NIDA International Forum: Speaker Presentations

If you would like to view these presentations, you may click the links below to request a copy via email.

Registration Now Open: NIDA International Forum

 

NOTE: The deadline for poster abstracts and travel award applications has been extended to January 13, 2012.

Perry F. Renshaw, M.D., Ph.D., and In Kyoon Lyoo, M.D., Ph.D.

Perry F. Renshaw, M.D., Ph.D.
Brain Imaging Center
McLean Hospital
Belmont, Massachusetts, United States
and
In Kyoon Lyoo, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Seoul National University Medical School
Seoul, South Korea

2007 NIDA International Forum: Speaker Presentations

If you would like to view these presentations, you may click the links below to request a copy via email.

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