Cocaine Addiction News and Research

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Cocaine dependence (or addiction) is physical and psychological dependency on the regular use of cocaine. It can result in severe physiological damage, psychosis, schizophrenia, lethargy, depression, or a potentially fatal overdose.
Possible new directions for treatments for addiction to cocaine

Possible new directions for treatments for addiction to cocaine

Research reveals possible mechanisms for the treatment of cocaine addiction

Research reveals possible mechanisms for the treatment of cocaine addiction

Modafinil may be a possible medicinal treatment for cocaine dependence

Modafinil may be a possible medicinal treatment for cocaine dependence

Cocaine addicts experience a decrease in D2 receptors affecting brain regions involved with movement, as well as motivation

Cocaine addicts experience a decrease in D2 receptors affecting brain regions involved with movement, as well as motivation

Treating cocaine addiction with a virus

Treating cocaine addiction with a virus

Drug combination reduces cocaine use

Drug combination reduces cocaine use

New vaccine to stop cocaine addiction

New vaccine to stop cocaine addiction

Combination drug therapies targeting brain region that controls addiction significantly reduces cocaine use in primates

Combination drug therapies targeting brain region that controls addiction significantly reduces cocaine use in primates