Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, December 4th, 2005
Study 1: A researcher describes a possible new class of psychoactive medications in a recent issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry.
"Psychiatrists have gradually developed a list of medications that are effective in the treatment of addictive disorders. Although alcoholism has received the most attention, nicotine, heroin, and cocaine have all been shown to be influenced by heredity. Of course, the immediate goal is the reduction of drug craving and the prevention of relapse to compulsive drug taking. A medication that can aid in the maintenance of the...
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