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Assessment of Two Cost-Effectiveness Studies on Cocaine Control Policy

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The Role of Co-Occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness in Violence: Workshop Summary

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Bridging the Gap Between Practice and Research:Forging Partnerships with Community-Based Drug and Alcohol Treatment

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Halcion:An Independent Assessment of Safety and Efficacy Data

Regulatory agencies within the United States and the United Kingdom, among several other countries, have reviewed extensively the safety and efficacy of Halcion (triazolam)--a once commonly used hypnotic drug. Concerns began to emerge about the safety of Halcion when a ...

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Dispelling the Myths About Addiction:Strategies to Increase Understanding and Strengthen Research

Every year about half a million men, women, and children in the United States die from the effects of using nicotine, alcohol, and illegal drugs: one of every four American deaths. Yet research to solve this terrible problem is often ...

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Managing Managed Care:Quality Improvement in Behavioral Health

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Managing Managed Care:Quality Improvement in Behavioral Health: Summary

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Pathways of Addiction:Opportunities in Drug Abuse Research

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The Development of Medications for the Treatment of Opiate and Cocaine Addictions:Issues for the Government and Private Sector

Pharmacotherapy, as a means of treating drug addiction in combination with other treatment modalities, has received too little attention from the research community, the pharmaceutical industry, public health officials, and the federal government. Medications to combat drug addiction could have ...

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Federal Regulation of Methadone Treatment

For nearly three decades, methadone hydrochloride has been the primary means of treating opiate addiction. Today, about 115,000 people receive such treatment, and thousands more have benefited from it in the past. Even though methadone's effectiveness has been well established, ...

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