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Drugs and the Brain

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A visually appealing booklet for students that explains how drugs change the way the communication centers in the brain work and ultimately cause their effects. Formerly referred to as Mind Over Matter, this booklet is part of a series focused on easy-to-understand scientific facts. For a limited time, hard copies of the older Mind Over Matter series with Sara Bellum are still available from our clearinghouse.

Published: July 2018
Author: National Institute on Drug Abuse


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Mind Matters is produced by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health.

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This page was last updated July 2018

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NIDA. (2018, July 31). Drugs and the Brain. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/mind-matters/drugs-brain

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