July 31, 2005

Number 5, August 2005

Drs. Eve Reider and Beverly A. Pringle, NIDA Division of Epidemiology, Services and Prevention Research, co-chaired a symposium August 20, 2005, during the American Psychiatric Association Annual Convention that focused on research being conducted under the U.S.-Netherlands Binational Agreement. Dr. John Lochman, University of Alabama, presented research he conducted with Dr. Walter Matthys, University of Utrecht, on the impact of early intervention for aggressive behavior on future substance abuse; and Dr. Susan Ames, University of Southern California, discussed research conducted with Dr. Reinout W. Wiers, University of Maastricht, on the value of implicit cognition to predict substance abuse in high-risk adolescents. The International Program’s Dale Weiss was the discussant.