This volume features expert, refereed reviews of timely topics ineach of the areas relevant to addiction science and clinicalpractice to aid researchers and practitioners interested inaddictions. Authors from the United States, EU, Asia and elsewhereprovide an international perspective on the problems and practices. Specifically, this volume: - focuses on topics that are relevant to specific substances butalso provides important lessons for addiction to allsubstances - provides reviews that are aimed to be useful to specialists inthe field and as useful to students as the first criterionallows. NOTE: Annals volumes are available for sale as individual booksor as a journal. For information on institutional journalsubscriptions, please visit www.blackwellpublishing.com/nyas. ACADEMY MEMBERS: Please contact the New York Academy of Sciencesdirectly to place your order (www.nyas.org). Members of the NewYork Academy of Science receive full-text access to the Annalsonline and discounts on print volumes. Please visit http://www.nyas.org/MemberCenter/Join.aspxfor more information about becoming a member.
George R. Uhl, NIDA, NIH, Baltimore, MD.