National Institute on Drug Abuse
Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
How to Cite
Volkow, N. D. 2010. National Institute on Drug Abuse. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–2.
- Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA; http://www.nida.nih.gov) is a component of the National Institutes of Health. Its mission is to lead the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. NIDA's work involves (1) supporting and conducting basic, clinical, and applied research across a broad range of disciplines ranging from genetics and neurobiology to behavioral and social science and (2) ensuring rapid and effective dissemination and use of research results to improve prevention and treatment and inform policy.