Naltrexone Implants More Effective
October 2009 – A recent study has shown naltrexone implants are more effective than oral naltrexone.
Overcoming Stimulant Drug Addiction
The March 2009 issue of the Harvard Mental Health Letter outlines current treatment options for stimulant addiction and looks at how a vaccine might offer some aid.
Disulfiram for Cocaine Abuse in Methadone Patients
This study is currently recruiting participants. Verified by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), December 2008
Alcohol-Treatment Medication May Help Reduce Cocaine Abuse Among Heroin Treatment Patients
A NIDA-supported study has found evidence that combining disulfiram, a medication long used to treat alcohol addiction, with buprenorphine, a new opiate-addiction treatment medication awaiting approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), can reduce cocaine abuse.
Disulfiram treatment for cocaine dependence in methadone-maintained opioid addicts.
Sex differences in cocaine-dependent individuals’ response to disulfiram treatment.
Study Finds Alcohol-Abuse Drug Helps Curb Problem Gambling
University of Minnesota researchers reported in the May 2008 issue of the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry that the drug naltrexone decreased the urge to gamble, as well as gambling-related behaviors in pathological gamblers.