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Date:1/30/2008

ving drug-seeking behavior," NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow said in a prepared statement. "Patients often can't pinpoint when or why they start craving drugs. Understanding how the brain initiates that overwhelming desire for drugs is essential to treating addiction."

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The U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse has more about treatments for drug addiction.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse, news release, Jan. 29, 2008


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