Module 2: Introducing Theories of Addiction

Ch. 5: The Science of Addiction from NIDA

The final reading for Module 2 comes from the 2014 National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) publication called Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction. When you link to this material, read the following sections:

Preface (pp. 1-2)

Introduction (pp. 3-4)

Part I. Drug Abuse and Addiction (pp. 5-10)

Part V. Treatment and Recovery (pp. 25-28)

(Don’t worry, you will read the rest of this publication in other modules!)

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