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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.

Webinars Help Forum Participants Prepare

The NIDA International Program held a series of webinars this spring to help participants of the 16th NIDA International Forum prepare their poster and oral presentations.

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.

2005 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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Mohamed Al-Afifi, Substance Abuse Research Center, Palestine Territory

2012 NIDA International Forum: Speaker Presentations

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

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

2008 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.

Clyde B. McCoy, Ph.D.

Miller School of Medicine
University of Miami

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