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Testing a Prospective Medication To Help People Avoid Relapse

March 28, 2016
Animated rat pushing a lever in a test chamber

This NIDA Notes animation depicts a basic experiment that researchers use to test whether a prospective new medication might help people avoid relapse to an addictive drug. In such experiments, laboratory animals make an invaluable contribution to finding new treatments for addiction.

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    NIDA. (2016, March 28). Testing a Prospective Medication To Help People Avoid Relapse. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/nida-notes/2016/03/testing-prospective-medication-to-help-people-avoid-relapse

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