With $2.3 million from the National Institutes of Health, Emory University psychological scientist Rohan Palmer is searching for the genetic influences that leave some individuals particularly vulnerable to addiction.
In a new issue of Psychological Science in the Public Interest, researchers propose novel treatment strategies, based on advances in brain science, that could help prevent abuse of opioids and other drugs.
Craving is challenging to measure because it is visceral and difficult to express in words or numbers on a scale. To address this challenge, researcher Crewell and colleagues investigated the effectiveness of a nonverbal measure of craving in heavy smokers.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has released a funding opportunity announcement for research on the prevention of the use of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), otherwise known as vapes or e-cigarettes, among adolescents.
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) has issued a Notice of Special Interest inviting grant applications proposing to research the life and health span effects of alcohol in the context of level of consumption, consumption pattern, and duration of consumption.