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"Many people today do not understand why individuals become addicted to drugs or how drugs change the brain to foster compulsive drug abuse. This booklet aims to fill that knowledge gap by providing scientific information about the disease of drug addiction, including the many harmful consequences of drug abuse and the basic approaches that have been developed to prevent and treat the disease. At the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), we believe that increased understanding of the basics... More
Material Type: Open Textbook
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Date Added to MERLOT: February 16, 2010
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 16, 2010
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Submitter: Cathy Swift

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