Addiction Video VideoMD This video by PBS Second Opinion includes a discussion with Dr. Gloria Baciewicz, a psychiatrist, and William Moyers, author of Broken, about what an addiction is, how the brain is involved and what good treatment looks like.
The Swiss Cheese Model of Drug Addiction National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA/NIH) The National Institute on Drug Abuse introduces The Swiss Cheese Model of Drug Addiction. This video is an application of James Reasonís Swiss Cheese Model of accident causation (1990) to the risk of addictive disorders. The model helps us understand why not everyone who abuses a drug becomes addicted and why it is currently not possible to predict who will.
Teen Drug Use: 2014 Monitoring The Future Survey Results National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA/NIH) National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Professor, Dr. Lloyd Johnston and Senior Researcher Dr. Richard Miech, discuss 2014 Monitoring the Future research and results on teen drug use.
Sex and Gender Differences of Importance to Addiction Science NIDA NIDA grantee Rajita Sinha discusses the importance of considering sex and gender differences while studying the causes and treatment of substance use disorders, including the differences between sex and gender; how stress affects men and women differently, and how various drugs can affect the sexes.
NIDA Emerging Drugs-Methylone and Molly National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA/NIH) NIDA Community Epidemiology Work Group, Southern Florida Rep., Dr. James N. Hall of Nova Southeastern University gives insight on the emerging illicit drug, Molly.