Ignorance and the Undertreatment of Addiction: Lessons from PrisonQ&A with Charles P. O’Brien, M.D., Ph.D.
Dana grantee Charles O’Brien discusses his research to combat alcoholism and drug addiction using naltrexone and his frustration at the reluctance of many doctors to treat addiction with medication
The Impact of Modern Neuroscience on Treatment of ParoleesEthical Considerations in Using Pharmacology to Prevent Addiction Relapse
Neuroscience is offering insights into addiction and providing scientists with pharmacological methods, such as the use of injectable naltrexone, for reducing relapse. Richard J. Bonnie, Donna T. Chen and Charles P. O’Brien consider the ethical and legal implications of different methods for administering naltrexone to convicted drug offenders.