Heroin Dependence

Known as: addiction heroin, Addiction, Heroin, Dependence, Heroin 
Strong dependence, both physiological and emotional, upon heroin.
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Methadone is a mu-opioid receptor agonist used for treating opiate dependence. The range of effective methadone doses is broad… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Long-term changes in glutamate transmission in the nucleus accumbens core (NAcore) contribute to the reinstatement of drug… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Heroin addiction is a chronic complex disease with a substantial genetic contribution. This study was designed to identify… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE Both methadone and buprenorphine are effective therapy for heroin dependence. Efficacy is best documented for methadone… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Heroin-assisted treatment has been found to be effective for people with severe opioid dependence who are not… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND The partial opiate-receptor agonist buprenorphine has been suggested for treatment of heroin dependence, but there are… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The distribution of three polymorphisms of the mu opioid receptor gene (OPRM1) was investigated in four different Asian… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Previous studies provide evidence for the selective processing of disorder related stimuli on anxiety, depression, and eating… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
In 1963, Professor Vincent P. Dole at the Rockefeller University formed a small team to develop a pharmacotherapy for the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Heroin-dependent men were given buprenorphine (a partial opiate agonist-antagonist) or a placebo under duoble-blind conditions on… (More)
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