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National Institute On Drug Abuse (NIDA)
On-Line Publications (USA)

Below is a list of links to on-line publications from the USA National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
Not all their on-line publications are presented.  NIDA has also published many more hard copy and video resources which can be reviewed at NIDA Catalog Index.   Catalogue numbers and prices for ordering hard copy material (through NIDA) has also been provided where it is available. Prices are in $US.

Contents

Treatment
Prevention
Women's Health and Gender Differences
NIDA Notes

Treatment

Click here for: Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide (1999)
NCADI # BKD347

Provides research-based information about addiction, drug treatment, and recovery of new patients in drug treatment and for their friends and families. Helps guide new patients in getting the most out of their treatment and forewarns them about possible difficulties during treatment and recovery.

Click here for: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach: Treating Cocaine Addiction (1998)
Manual NCADI # BKD254 GPO # 017-024-01615-2 $12

First in the "Therapy Manuals for Drug Addiction" series. Describes cognitive-behavioral coping skills treatment (CBT), which is a short-term, focused approach to helping cocaine-dependent individuals become abstinent from cocaine and other drugs.

Click here for: A Community Reinforcement Plus Vouchers Approach: Treating Cocaine Addiction (1998)
Manual NCADI # BKD255 GPO # 017-024-01616-1 $14

Second in the "Therapy Manuals for Drug Addiction" series. This treatment integrates a community reinforcement approach (CRA) with an incentive program that uses vouchers. Patients can earn points exchangeable for retail items by remaining in treatment and cocaine abstinence.

Click here for: Individual Drug Counseling (1999) Manual (Also called "An Individual Counseling Approach to Treat Cocaine Addiction: The Collaborative Cocaine Treatment Study Model") NCADI # BKD337

Presents the third in a series of planned manuals. This one describes an abstinence, disease model approach  They are also a component of NIDA’s Treatment Initiative to disseminate a range of interventions including behavioral and cognitive treatment approaches proven effective through research.

Click here for: Treatment of Drug-Dependent Individuals With Comorbid Mental Disorders (RM 172) (1997) (ie Dual Diagnosis) NCADI # M172 GPO # 017-024-01605-5 $9.00 NTIS PB# 97-181580 $38.00

Promotes effective treatment by reporting state-of-the-art treatment research on individuals with comorbid mental and addictive disorders and research on HIV-related issues among people with comorbid conditions.

Click here for: A Collection of NIDA Notes Articles on Drug Abuse Treatment (1998)
NCADI # NN0026

Compiles articles from 1995 to 1997 newsletters, including "Voucher System Is Effective Tool in Treating Cocaine Abuse"; "Rats Immunized Against Effects of Cocaine"; "Rate and Duration of Drug Activity Play Major Roles in Drug Abuse, Addiction, and Treatment."

Click here for: Beyond the Therapeutic Alliance: Keeping the Drug-Dependent Individual in Treatment (RM 165) (1997) NCADI # M165 GPO # 017-024-01608-0 $17.00 NTIS PB# 97-181606 $47.00

Reviews current treatment research on the best ways to retain patients in drug dependence treatment. Guides clinicians and clinical researchers on how to deal with the issue of keeping addicted individuals in treatment long enough to have a positive effect.

Click here for: Diagnosis and Treatment of Drug Abuse in Family Practice - An American Family Physician Monograph (1994)

This monograph highlights the lessons derived from the past 20 years of research concerning the diagnosis and treatment of drug abuse and addictive disorders. Because a great deal remains to be learned, however, family physicians must continue to use their best clinical judgment in areas where definitive answers are not established. In drug abuse, it is especially important to remain abreast of new developments that substantiate or refute current clinical practice.

Click here for: Laboratory Behavioral Studies of Vulnerability to Drug Abuse (RM 169) (1997)
NCADI # M169

Provides comprehensive information on methodological and paradigmatic issues, as well as recommendations for future research directions in the field of behavioral laboratory research on vulnerability to drug abuse.

Click here for: Medications Development for the Treatment of Cocaine Dependence: Issues in Clinical Efficacy Trials (RM 175) (1998)
NCADI # M175

Intended to be used as a state-of-the-art handbook by clinical investigators, pharmaceutical scientists, and treatment researchers to effectively conduct clinical trials of safety and efficacy of treatment medications for cocaine addiction.

Click here for: Treatment for Drug-Exposed Women and Their Children: Advances in Research Methodology (RM 166) (1996) NCADI # M166 GPO # 017-024-01592-0 $13.00 NTIS PB# 96-179106 $49.00

Presents experiences, products, and procedures associated with the NIDA-supported Perinatal-20 Treatment Research Demonstration Program projects. Describes their efforts to expand clinical sites and implement services research protocols. Discusses issues of subject selection, recruitment, and retention; clinical assessment and program evaluation; and data management and analyses.

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Prevention

Click here for: Meta-Analysis of Drug Abuse Prevention Programs (RM 170) (1997)
NCADI # M170 GPO # 017-024-01606-3 $16.00 NTIS PB# 97- 181598 $49.00

Informs the drug abuse prevention research and practitioner community on recent advances in research integration methods and scientific findings about prevention programs.

Click here for: Drug Abuse Prevention Through Family Interventions (RM177) (1998) NCADI # M177

Based on scientific meeting sponsored by NIDA. Offers scientific papers presented at the meeting of state-of-the-art, family-based, drug abuse prevention research; synopses of panel and workshop discussions; and recommendations for future NIDA research in the area of family-focused drug abuse prevention interventions.

Click here for: A Collection of NIDA Notes Articles on Drug Abuse Prevention Research and the Community (1996) NCADI # NN0015

Presents related articles from more than a dozen issues of NIDA Notes. Titles include "CEWG Reports on Drug Use in Cities Across America"; "Targeting Prevention Messages: Research on Drug-Use Risk and Protective Factors Is Fueling the Design of Ethnically Appropriate Prevention Programs for Children."

Click here for: Preventing Drug Use Among Children and Adolescents (1997)
Booklet NCADI # PHD734

Provides important research-based concepts and information to further efforts to develop and carry out effective drug abuse prevention programs.

Click here for: National Conference on Drug Abuse Prevention: Presentations, Papers, and Recommendations (1998) NCADI # BKD270

Represents the outcome of more than 20 years of research. Compiles keynote speeches, plenary presentations, and recommendations from work groups for use in community prevention programs.

Click here for: Assessing Drug Abuse Within and Across Communities (1998)
Book NCADI # BKD256 GPO # 017-024-016414-4 $11

Helps communities understand their local drug abuse problems and develop drug abuse epidemiologic surveillance systems to assess local drug patterns and trends. Based on the work of NIDA's Community Epidemiology Work Group (CEWG), a national surveillance network composed of researchers from around the country.

Click here for: Cost-Benefit/Cost-Effectiveness Research of Drug Abuse Prevention: Implications for Programming and Policy (RM176) (1998) NCADI # M176 GPO # 017-024-01626-8 $12

Provides definitions of prevention program types, discusses effects that can be expected from program delivery, and assesses (in financial and social terms) the benefits to society of effective drug abuse prevention programs and policies.

Click here for: Rural Substance Abuse: State of Knowledge and Issues (RM 168) (1997)
NCADI # M168 NTIS PB# 97-180814 $67.00

Provides significant information about aspects of rural communities, particularly relative to urban settings, that might affect patterns of drug consumption and the delivery of services to prevent and treat abuse of alcohol and other drugs.

Click here for: Community Drug Alert Bulletin on Club Drugs (1999)

Provides current knowledge of club drugs in a succinct format and gives additional resources for more information.

Click here for: Marijuana: Facts for Teens (revised 1998)
Booklet NCADI # PHD713 GPO # 017-024-01576-8 $30 (for 25)

Explains the current knowledge about marijuana and the latest scientific information on its effects. Provides teens with answers to frequently asked questions about marijuana, including what it is, who uses it, how it affects a person physically and mentally after short- and long-term use.

Click here for: Marijuana: Facts Parents Should Know (revised 1998)
Booklet NCADI # PHD712 GPO # 017-024-01575-0 $44 (for 25)

Provides valuable information from research on the dangers of marijuana. Gives parents explanations of the latest scientific information about the drug and suggestions on how to talk to teenagers about this drug.

Click here for: National Conference on Marijuana Use: Prevention, Treatment, and Research: Highlights (1996)
NCADI # PHD728

Highlights of the July 1995 conference. Discusses the extent of the problem and consequences, prevention, and treatment of marijuana abuse. Also dispels myths and provides science-based information on the drug.

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Women's Health and Gender Differences

Click here for: A Collection of NIDA Notes Articles on Women, Gender Differences, and Drug Abuse (1997)
NCADI # NN0013

Covers a wide range of issues and includes such topics as the relationship between victimization, violence, and drug abuse in women; issues affecting drug treatment for females; maternal drug use; and gender differences in drug effects and patterns of drug use.

Click here for: Drug Addiction Research and the Health of Women (1998)
NCADI # BKD258 GPO # 017-024-01619-5 $29

Presents state-of-the-science findings from leading researchers who discuss research issues and lay the framework for NIDA's research agenda in women's health.

Click here for: Drug Addiction Research and the Health of Women: Executive Summary (1998)
NCADI # BKD259 GPO # 017-024-01620-9 $13

Presents summaries of papers presented at the NIDA Conference Drug Addiction Research and the Health of Women.

Click here for: Treatment for Drug-Exposed Women and Their Children: Advances in Research Methodology (RM 166) (1996) NCADI # M166 GPO # 017-024-01592-0 $13.00 NTIS PB# 96-179106 $49.00

Presents experiences, products, and procedures associated with the NIDA-supported Perinatal-20 Treatment Research Demonstration Program projects. Describes their efforts to expand clinical sites and implement services research protocols. Discusses issues of subject selection, recruitment, and retention; clinical assessment and program evaluation; and data management and analyses.

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NIDA Notes

Click here for: A Collection of NIDA Notes Articles on Drug Abuse Prevention Research and the Community (1996)
NCADI # NN0015

Presents related articles from more than a dozen issues of NIDA Notes. Titles include "CEWG Reports on Drug Use in Cities Across America"; "Targeting Prevention Messages: Research on Drug-Use Risk and Protective Factors Is Fueling the Design of Ethnically Appropriate Prevention Programs for Children."

Click here for: A Collection of NIDA Notes Articles on Drug Abuse Treatment (1998)
NCADI # NN0026

Compiles articles from 1995 to 1997 newsletters, including "Voucher System Is Effective Tool in Treating Cocaine Abuse"; "Rats Immunized Against Effects of Cocaine"; "Rate and Duration of Drug Activity Play Major Roles in Drug Abuse, Addiction, and Treatment."

Click here for: A Collection of NIDA Notes Articles on Drugs and AIDS (1996)
NCADI # NN0012

Gathers together more than 50 articles from 1990 to 1995. Titles include "Drug Use, Unprotected Sex Increase Runaways' Risk for AIDS"; "HIV Infection Increases IV Drug Abusers' Risk of Developing Tuberculosis"; "Facts Supporting NIDA's Drug Abuse and AIDS Campaign"; "NIDA Encourages More AIDS-Related Research."

Click here for: A Collection of NIDA Notes Articles That Address Heroin Prevention, Treatment, and Research (1997) NCADI # NN0023

Titles include "Research Demonstrates Long-Term Benefits of Methadone Treatment"; "Scientists Unlock the Secrets of the Opioid Receptor"; Study Finds Methadone Treatment Practices Vary Widely in Effectiveness."

Click here for: A Collection of NIDA Notes Articles on Nicotine (1998) NCADI # NN0031

Compiles articles on nicotine published in NIDA Notes from 1995 to 1998. Titles include: "Facts about Nicotine and Tobacco Products"; "Like Other Drugs of Abuse, Nicotine Disrupts the Brain's Pleasure Circuits"; "Smoking Any Substance Raises Risk of Lung Infection"; "Marijuana and Tobacco Use Up Again in 8th and 10th Graders."

Click here for: A Collection of NIDA Notes Articles on Women, Gender Differences, and Drug Abuse (1997)
NCADI # NN0013

Covers a wide range of issues and includes such topics as the relationship between victimization, violence, and drug abuse in women; issues affecting drug treatment for females; maternal drug use; and gender differences in drug effects and patterns of drug use.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 14, No. 3 (1999)

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol.14, No. 2 (1999) NCADI # NN0036

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 14, No. 1 (1999) NCADI # NN0035

Describes how clinical trials network will speed testing and delivery of new drug abuse therapies. Reports on NIDA's work with the National Cancer Institute to establish Tobacco Research Centers. Shows trends heading downward for American teenage drug use. Includes special report on NIDA's 25 years of progress in drug abuse research.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 13, No. 6 (1999) NCADI # NN0034

Reports on NIDA's new initiative focusing on vulnerability to drug addiction. Details a study that shows how genes can help protect from addiction. Shows how coping skills help patients recognize and resist the urge to use cocaine. Reports on compound that enhances memory in mice with Alzheimer-like symptoms. Announces the launch of NIDA Goes to School campaign for middle schoolers.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 13, No. 5 (1998) NCADI # NN0033

Highlights NIDA's conference on nicotine, research accomplishments, and challenges. Shows how matching drug abuse treatment services to patient need boosts outcome effectiveness. Discusses new directions in health services research. Lists new publications that disseminate research findings on nicotine. Presents special supplement summarizing research on HIV.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 13, No. 4 (1998)

Reports that the cost of drug abuse to our society is currently set at $97.7 billion. Includes findings that men and women in drug abuse treatment relapse at different rates and for different reasons. Explains how prenatal exposure to drugs of abuse may affect later behavior and learning. Lists films and TV programs recognized for outstanding portrayals of drug abuse.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 13, No. 3 (1998) NCADI # NN0030

Reports on NIDA's drug addiction treatment conference and emphasis on combining therapies. Highlights on tuberculosis. How linking medical care with drug abuse treatment stems TB among HIV-infected drug users; the rise and fall of TB in the United States; curbing TB in out-of-treatment injecting drug users. Presents information that tobacco smoke may contain a psychoactive ingredient other than nicotine.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 13, No. 2 (1998) NCADI # NN0029

Focuses on the link between child abuse and later drug abuse, calls for more research on childhood victimization as a risk factor, and describes an innovative treatment program that targets women with post-traumatic stress syndrome. Highlights international trends in drug use.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 13, No. 1 (1998) NCADI # NN0028

Reports on NIDA's initiative to expand scientific research on methamphetamine and apply findings to prevention and treatment of methamphetamine abuse. Presents a comparison of methamphetamine and cocaine. Also includes information on the Interdepartmental Working Group on Violence Research and NIDA's Merit Award Program.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 12, No. 6 (November/ December 1997)

Reports on the NIDA Conference on Heroin Use and Addiction held in Washington, D.C., and the launch of a "preemptive strike" at increased heroin use among the Nation's young people. Lists contributions of behavioral research to AIDS studies and the need for expanded methadone treatment for heroin addiction.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 12, No. 5 (September/ October 1997) NCADI # NN0025

Features results from NIDA's Drug Abuse Treatment Outcome Study. The issue also reports findings that morphine shrinks nerve cells in the brain. NIDA's cooperative work with Latin American countries to advance drug abuse research is also reported.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 12, No. 4 (July/August 1997) NCADI # NN0024

Highlights drug abuse treatment for the homeless, describing one program in New York City and one in Birmingham, Alabama. Announces the launching of a NIDA drug abuse treatment initiative, and the Director's Column discusses that initiative. A special report on understanding the genetic roots of addiction.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 12, No. 3 (May/June 1997) NCADI # NN0022

Describes in lead article how multifaceted prevention programs reach at-risk children through their own families. Includes article on outreach solutions to drug abuse among runaway and homeless youths, director's column on how NIDA's research meets the challenge of preventing drug abuse among young people.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 12, No. 2 (March/April 1997) NCADI # NN0021

Describes in lead article a school-based drug abuse prevention program that works among white middle-class adolescents and among minority inner-city youths. Article on a CDC report on AIDS illustrates the changing dynamics of the AIDS epidemic.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 12, No. 1 (January/ February 1997) NCADI # NN0020

Highlights in cover story and accompanying Director's Column NIDA's efforts to bring scientific facts about drug abuse and addiction to communities across the Nation by calling Town Meetings. Presents research on how smoking any substance increases risk for lung infections.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 11, No. 5 (November/ December 1996) NCADI # NN0019

Reports on NIDA-funded research on methamphetamine. Discusses "ecstasy," and includes background information on methamphetamine. Highlights NIDA's brain imaging research

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 11, No. 4 (September/ October 1996) NCADI # NN0018

Reports on the NIDA Conference on Drug Abuse, held August 1996 at the annual American Psychological Association convention in Toronto.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 11, No. 3 (May/June 1996)

Presents reports on NIDA-funded studies that shed light on the neurobiology of drug craving; discusses how protective factors can buffer high-risk youths from drug use.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 11, No. 2 (March/April 1996) NCADI # NN0016

Highlights research in which scientists developed a cocaine-like compound that immunizes rats against stimulant effects of cocaine. Presents NIDA-funded research on analgesia alternatives, novel approaches to pain control, and ways to improve the drug abuse treatment process.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 11, No. 1 (January/ February 1996) NCADI # NN0014

Presents research on opiate-like compound that extends life of organs for transplantation, gender differences in cocaine effects, adolescents' drug use and attitudes, and NIDA Research Center grants

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 10, No. 6 (November/ December 1995) NCADI # NN0011

Reports on NIDA's marijuana research, including how a marijuana antagonist reveals evidence of THC dependence in rats. Discusses expansion of the Institute's marijuana research agenda.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 10, No. 5 (September/ October 1995)

Discusses research on cocaine, including studies that have identified a dopamine receptor in the brain associated with cocaine abuse, a study looking at ways to neutralize cocaine in the bloodstream, and explorations of contingency management for cocaine abuse.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 10, No. 4 (July/August 1995)

Discusses similarities between novelty seekers and drug abusers; the accurate, credible messages of the marijuana initiative; similar effects produced by smoking and injecting drugs.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 10, No. 3 (May/June 1995) NCADI # NN0008

Describes NIDA's research on AIDS.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 10, No. 2 (March/April 1995) NCADI # NN0007

Discusses NIDA's research on drug-related violence, broadening basic research on behavior, the continued increase of drug use among teens, the need for a stronger commitment to drug addiction medications development.

Click here for: NIDA Notes, Vol. 10, No. 1 (January/ February 1995)

Discusses the expansion of research on addiction and women's health, first national data on drug use during pregnancy, buprenorphine as a treatment for heroin addiction, the correlation between early childhood behavior and later substance use, and targeting prevention messages to children.

 

Click the NIDA Catalog Index for a full listing of publications including videos and those not availailable on-line as well as ordering information.

Click here for the NIDA home page.

 

Related Internet Sites

The Professional Practice Of Addiction Counselling Competencies (USA)

Treatment Approaches (ADF Victoria) Brief description of drug treatments

Project MATCH   Free manuals on 12 Step Facilitation, Motivational Enhancement Therapy & Cognitive-Behavioural Coping Skills Therapy, etc (USA)

Brief Family Therapy Centre (Solution Focused Brief Therapy) (USA)

Habit Smart Links to a range of treatment sites & treatment tips (USA)

 

Drug Treatment Manuals from Other Sources

For further information on drug interventions, please refer to Jarvis, Tebbutt & Mattick (1995) Treatment Approaches to Alcohol and Drug Dependence: An Introductory Guide Wiley, Chichester or:

A Summary of the Evidence Based Practice Indicators for AOD Interventions
Several booklets in PDF form from the WADASO web, based on material by Ali Dale & Ali Marsh
Pub by Best Practice in AOD Working Group - W. Australia

An Introduction to Working With Alcohol and Other Drug Issues
Eastern (Victoria) Drug & Alcohol Services - Funded by Dept Human Services Victoria Australia (1999)
Download the MS Word Version 1.2 MB - 49 pages

Drug & Alcohol Manual for Generalist Health & Welfare Workers PDF 1.1 MB - 116 pages
Portland District Hospital & Barwon Health, Funded by Dept Human Services Victoria Australia (1999)

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