Monday, May 17, 2010
NIDA Press Office
Neurobiological Circuits of Addiction: Significance for Psychiatric Practice
Special Research Track at the American Psychiatric Association’s Annual Conference
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the National Institutes of Health, will present a special research track at the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA’s) 163rd annual meeting in New Orleans from May 22-26. Called the “Neurobiological Circuits of Addiction: Significance for Psychiatric Practice,” the sessions will highlight 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, as well as the unique problems facing military personnel and their families.
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|Where:||Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana|
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