Director’s Council of Public Representatives (COPR)
NIH Public Bulletin – June 2010
Addiction Science Research Track at American Psychiatric Association Conference
When: May 22–26, 2010
Where: New Orleans, LA
Institute: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
In May, NIDA presented a special research track at the American Psychiatric Association's 163rd annual meeting in New Orleans. Called "Neurobiological Circuits of Addiction: Significance for Psychiatric Practice," the track's sessions highlighted a wide range of topics from the brain mechanisms driving addictive behavior to important clinical issues, such as treating smoking in patients with comorbid psychiatric disorders, and the unique problems facing military personnel and their families.
You can view the NIDA research track at www.psych.org/MainMenu/EducationCareerDevelopment/Meetings/AnnualMeeting/Scientific-Program/NIDA-Program-Track.aspx. To read the tweets generated from the conference, visit www.twitter.com/NIDAnews.