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NIDA second National Conference on Drug Abuse Research & Practice an alliance for the 21st century, July 14-17, 1993, Washington, D.C. Renaissance Hotel, Washington, D.C. : conference highlights. by National Conference on Drug Abuse Research & Practice: an Alliance for the 21st Century (2nd 1993 Washington, D.C.).

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, Community and Professional Education Branch in Rockville, MD .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Substance abuse -- Congresses.,
  • Substance Abuse -- congresses.

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Edition Notes

Prepared for the Community and Professional Education Branch, Office of Policy and External Affairs, National Institute on Drug Abuse by CSR, Incorporated, under contract no. 271-92-2216.

Other titlesSecond National Conference on Drug Abuse Research & Practice
SeriesNIH publication ;, no. 94-3729
ContributionsNational Institute on Drug Abuse. Community and Professional Education Branch., CSR, Incorporated.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC564 .N365 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 307 p. ;
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1222947M
LC Control Number94222571
OCLC/WorldCa31307345

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Introduction. On behalf of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), I am pleased to welcome you to the National Conference on Drug Addiction Treatment: From Research to Practice. Scientific advances over the past 25 years have shown that drug addiction is a chronic, relapsing disease that results from the prolonged effects of drugs on the brain and behavior. More than drug abuse researchers and clinicians gathered in New York for the second NIDA conference on Blending Clinical Practice and Research with a common goal: Learn from one another and enhance drug abuse treatment now and in the future. Plenary sessions and indepth workshops featured leading experts presenting up-to-the-minute research updates and clinical insights and . Get this from a library! NIDA second National Conference on Drug Abuse Research & Practice: an alliance for the 21st century, July , , Washington, D.C. Renaissance Hotel, Washington, D.C.: conference highlights.. [National Institute on Drug Abuse. Community and Professional Education Branch.; CSR, Incorporated.;]. Nora D. Volkow, M.D., became Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Health in May NIDA supports most of the world’s research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. Dr. Volkow's work has been instrumental in demonstrating that drug addiction is a disease of the human brain.

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is convening the 2nd National Conference on Drug Abuse Prevention Research: A Progress Update which will highlight national trends, effective programs. of drug abuse and HIV/AIDS and the link with Geography. Specifically, she recently co-edited a book on “Geography and Drug Addiction.” At NIDA she built a national research agenda around the role of the social environment. At the NIH she led a trans-NIH workgroup on the mapping of the social environment as it relates to the social. The National Institute on Drug Abuse is a component of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIDA supports most of the world's research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. The Institute carries out a large variety of programs to inform policy and improve practice. BEGINNINGS OF MODERN DRUG ABUSE RESEARCH. Although the funding of drug abuse research has increased substantially since the s-largely due to grants by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)-significant research began much earlier.

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is a United States federal-government research institute whose mission is to "lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.". The institute has conducted an in-depth study of addiction according to its biological, behavioral and social components. It has also supported many treatments such as nicotine patches Agency executive: Nora D. Volkow, M.D. The National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program is a research facility in Baltimore, MD. The NIDA IRP dedicated to understanding the causes, consequences and treatment of drug abuse. Although the funding of drug abuse research has increased substantially since the s-largely due to grants by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)-significant research began much earlier. The vicissitudes of this research illustrate changing popular and professional attitudes toward. The National Institute on Drug Abuse - NIDA. Study highlights effectiveness of methadone and buprenorphine. In a comparative effectiveness study of 6 approaches to treatment for opioid use disorders, only treatment with buprenorphine or methadone was associated with reduced risk of overdose and serious opioid-related Followers: K.