Understanding the Global Problem of Drug Addiction is a Challenge for IDARS Scientists

Author(s): S. F. Ali, E. S. Onaivi, P. R. Dodd, J. L. Cadet, S. Schenk, M. J. Kuhar, G. F. Koob

Journal Name: Current Neuropharmacology

Volume 9 , Issue 1 , 2011

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IDARS is an acronym for the International Drug Abuse Research Society. Apart from our scientific and educational purposes, we communicate information to the general and scientific community about substance abuse and addiction science and treatment potential. Members of IDARS are research scientists and clinicians from around the world, with scheduled meetings across the globe. IDARS is developing a vibrant and exciting international mechanism not only for scientific interactions in the domain of addiction between countries but also ultimately as a resource for informing public policy across nations. Nonetheless, a lot more research needs to be done to better understand the neurobiological basis of drug addiction – A challenge for IDARS scientists.

Keywords: International Drug Abuse Research Society, IDARS, addiction, alcohol, marijuana, psychostimulants, Addiciton, CNR1, CNR2, Cannabinoids Receptors (CBRs), Obesity, NMDAR

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Year: 2011
Published on: 01 March, 2012
Page: [2 - 7]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/157015911795017245

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