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Dr. Phil Skolnick Now Leads NIDA's Medications Development Efforts

April 2010
Announces the appointment of Dr. Phil Skolnick as NIDA’s director of the Division of Pharmacotherapies and Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse.

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Young Opioid Abusers Benefit From Extended Buprenorphine-Naloxone Treatment

April 2010
Reports on a study investigating the benefits of extended opioid maintenance therapy that included drug counseling and 12 weeks of therapy with buprenorphine and naloxone.

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Recovery May Be Harder for Adolescents, Animal Study Suggests

December 2009
Reports animal study findings that suggest adolescents' heightened sensitivity to drug reward puts them at enhanced risk of addiction and may also increase their challenges in recovery.

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Test Substance Attenuates Signs of Cocaine Withdrawal in Rats

December 2009
Reports on several drugs that may ward off depression and anxiety, common withdrawal symptoms from cocaine, based on an animal study.

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Anticipation of Methadone Enhances Brain Reactivity to Heroin Cues

December 2009
Describes findings of a study revealing that images of heroin preparation and injection can incite craving and excite brain areas associated with reward-seeking even in methadone-maintained patients.

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NIDA's 35th Anniversary: Science Focused on Solutions

December 2009
Commemorates NIDA’s 35th anniversary and highlights some of the major accomplishments since the Institute’s inception in 1974.

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Study Gives Green Light to Antiretroviral Medications for HIV-Infected Injection Drug Users

December 2009
Reports finding from a study showing that access to antiretroviral therapies, HAART in particular, can improve the health of HIV-infected patients who have a history of injection drug use.

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Recovery Checkup System Helps Substance Abusers Who Have Mental Disorders

December 2009
Reports on a posttreatment intervention to support recovery that may be especially beneficial for substance abusers with co-occurring mental disorders.

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Report Discusses Co-Occurrence of Drug Abuse and Other Mental Disorders

December 2009
Describes an updated report on the co-occurrence, or comorbidity, of substance use disorders and other psychiatric disorders such as ADHD, schizophrenia, and depression.

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Substance Abuse Among Troops, Veterans, and Their Families

November 2009
Highlights the need for research to assess and find solutions to a potential rise in substance abuse among service men and women, veterans, and their families.

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