December 2008 Reports prevalence rates of illicit drug abuse among youths and young adults based on 2007 data from a national survey of drug use and health.
December 2008 Reports on study results indicating a medication prescribed for schizophrenia and manic phases of bipolar disorder shows promise as a cocaine addiction treatment.
December 2008 Highlights NIDA-funded research to develop vaccines against addiction to drugs such as cocaine, nicotine, phencyclidine (PCP), and methamphetamine.
March 2008 Describes a study showing that cocaine, which increases dopamine levels, also can tap into an intracellular dopamine reserve pool.
April 2007 Summarizes a study on the use of incentives to encourage abstinence among methadone maintenance patients in outpatient programs.
October 2006 Reports on a study investigating the use of incentives in the form of prizes to motivate outpatients to stay in behavioral therapy and remain drug free.