National Institute on Drug Abuse
Director's Report to the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse
Dr. Naimah Weinberg, DEPR/ERB, published a chapter entitled "Developmental Effects of Parental Alcohol Use" in the second edition of the Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, edited by Joseph Noshpitz, in Volume IV, "Varieties of Development", edited by Norman Alessi, John Wiley & Sons, pp. 171-187, 1997.
Dr. Naimah Weinberg, DEPR/ERB, published an article entitled "Cognitive and Behavioral Deficits Associated with Parental Alcohol Use" in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 36(9), pp. 1177-1186, 1997.
Herman, B.H., Vocci, F. Understanding Drug Addiction in the Brain. In: The Medical Prescription of Narcotics, Scientific Foundations and Practical Experiences. Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (Bern, Switzerland). English language edition edited by D. Lewis, C. Gear, M. Laubli Loud, D. Langenick-Cartwritght. Eds. M. Rihs-Middel, A. Uchtenhagen, A. Dobler-Mikols, F. Gutzwiller, P. Affentranger, P.J. Dietschy, P. Frehner, B. Hertli, L. Medioni, Hogrefe & Huber Publishers, Seattle, pp. 216-234, 1997.
A series of eight articles on "Medications Development for Opiate Addiction" will appear in the upcoming 1997 issue of Seminars in Neuroscience edited by B.H. Herman and Leslie Iversen.
Vocci, F.J., and London, E.D. Assessment of Neurotoxicity from Potential Medications for Drug Abuse: Ibogaine Testing and Brain Imaging. In: Imaging Brain Structure and Function, eds. Lester, D., Felder, C.C., and Lewis, E.N., Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol. 820, pp. 29-40, 1997.
Cohen P.J. 'Off-Label' Use of Prescription Drugs: Legal, Clinical and Policy Considerations. European Journal of Anaesthesiology, 14: pp. 231-235, 1997.
Cohen, P.J. Immunization for Prevention and Treatment of Cocaine Abuse: Legal and Ethical Implications. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, In press.
Egertson, J.A., Fox, D.M., and Leshner, A.I. (Eds). Treating Drug Abusers Effectively. Malden, MA: Blackwell (1997). The eleven original articles that comprise this book result from a collaboration organized by NIDA/OSPC and the Milbank Memorial Fund to describe research based knowledge about effective treatment.
Rural Substance Abuse: State of Knowledge and Issues. NIH Publication #97 4177. This monograph provides information about the characteristics of rural setting and the people who live in those settings. Characteristics are then related to drug and alcohol abuse patterns, consequences, and prevention and treatment services.
The NIDA research monograph #165, Beyond the Therapeutic Alliance: Keeping the Drug-Dependent Individual in Treatment, has been published. The editors of this monograph are Drs. Lisa Onken, Jack Blaine, and John Boren.
The NIDA research monograph #172, Treatment of Drug-Dependent Individuals with Comorbid Mental Disorders, has been published. The editors of this monograph are Drs. Lisa Onken, Jack Blaine, Sander Genser, and Arthur Horton.
NIDA Research Monograph #173 entitled "Pharmacokinetics, Metabolism, and Pharmaceutics of Drugs of Abuse " has been recently published. This Monograph was edited by Drs. Rao S. Rapaka (DBR, NIDA), Nora Chiang (MDD, NIDA) and Billy R. Martin (Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond).
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