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Medications for alcohol, illicit drug, and tobacco dependence. An update of research findings.

Authors
  • Litten, R Z
  • Allen, J P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Mar 01, 1999
Volume
16
Issue
2
Pages
105–112
Identifiers
PMID: 10023607
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Physiologic, behavioral, and social factors contribute to dependence on alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs. During the past decade substantial research has focused on identification/development of medications to assist in reducing urge to use these substances. This article describes these agents and reviews recent research findings on them.

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