An Interview With Nora D. Volkow, M.D

An Interview With Nora D. Volkow, M.D

Downloadable Video - 2006
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A renowned researcher before becoming director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Dr. Nora Volkow has been a tireless investigator into the causes of substance abuse and an advocate for the development of more effective addiction treatments. In this program, Dr. Volkow addresses a wide range of issues, including addiction as a brain disease, the stigma associated with addiction, the adolescent addict, relapse, and the effectiveness of combining behavioral therapies with medication. While Volkow argues that addiction is a chronic, recurring disease of the brain, she also stresses the brain's enormous capacity to recover with the right comprehensive treatments. Some content may be objectionable. (28 minutes)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Home Box Office (Firm), [2006]
Copyright Date: ©2006
Branch Call Number: eVideo
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (27 min., 2 sec.)) : color and sound

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