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Methamphetamine Research: Collection II (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Brain Activity Pattens Signal Risk of Relapse to Methamphetamine; Article 2: Community-Based Treatment Benefits Methamphetamine Abusers; Article 3: Mood disorders in Methamphetamine Abusers Linked to Changes in Brain Metabolism

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About the Course:

This course is based on three NIDA Notes articles. NIDA Notes is a large collection of brief relevant articles focusing on current drug abuse treatment evidence.

Brain Activity Patterns Signal Risk of Relapse to Methamphetamine
explains how methamphetamine abusers who relapse after treatment appear to make decisions using different brain regions than those who remain abstinent.

Community-Based Treatment Benefits Methamphetamine Abusers
reveals how methamphetamine abusers can achieve long-term abstinence with the help of standard community-based drug abuse treatment.

Mood Disorders in Methamphetamine Abusers Linked to Changes in Brain Metabolism
describes how methamphetamine abuse and addiction do NOT exist in isolation, and this study suggests that associated depression and anxiety also must be addressed in treatment.

All three articles are contained in the same PDF

This course is based on the reading-based online, Methamphetamine Research: Collection II (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Brain Activity Pattens Signal Risk of Relapse to Methamphetamine; Article 2: Community-Based Treatment Benefits Methamphetamine Abusers; Article 3: Mood disorders in Methamphetamine Abusers Linked to Changes in Brain Metabolism created by Lori Whitten and Patrick Zickler in 0.

Journal/Publisher:

NIDA

Publication Date:

December 2004 and April 2006

Course Material Authors

Lori Whitten

Lori Whitten is a NIDA Notes staff writer.

Patrick Zickler

Patrick Zickler is a NIDA Notes contributing writer.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about how brain activity patterns signal risk of relapse to methamphetamine; how community-based treatment benefits methamphetamine abusers, and how mood disorders in methamphetamine abusers is linked to changes in brain metabolism. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe how brain activity patterns signal risk of relapse to methamphetamine.

  2. Recall how community-based treatment benefits methamphetamine abusers.

  3. Explain how mood disorders in methamphetamine abusers is linked to changes in the brain metabolism.

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Methamphetamine Research

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