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Volkow, Nora D. 1956-

Overview
Works: 27 works in 35 publications in 1 language and 850 library holdings
Genres: Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker
Classifications: QP801.C68, 616.864707
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Most widely held works about Nora D Volkow
 
Most widely held works by Nora D Volkow
Cocaine in the brain ( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Running helps me cope with stress ( Visual )
in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sites of drug action in the human brain ( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Positron-emission tomography in schizophrenia research ( Book )
6 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Rose brain series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A discussion of the emotional brain with a roundtable of brain researchers
An interview with Nora D. Volkow, M.D ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A renowned researcher before becoming director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Dr. Nora Volkow studies the causes of substance abuse and advocates the development of more effective treatments. In this program, Dr. Volkow addresses relapse, neurological factors, adolescent addiction, the stigma of addiction, and the effectiveness of combining behavioral therapies with medication."--Container
Addiction the HBO series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Featuring valuable case studies and expert commentary this 14-part series offers a wide-ranging look at the science and the human face of addiction. Contains mature themes, occasional explicit language, and some graphic injury footage. Some content may be objectional -- Container
Women, gender differences, and drug abuse : excerpts from the Director's report to the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse : February 1995-May 2003 by Nora D Volkow( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Addiction ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Strives to break through the myths and explain what addiction really is, what causes it, and how to get the best available treatments
Neurochemical mechanisms underlying responses to psychostimulants ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Use of positron-emission tomography in schizophrenia research ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Brain imaging studies of the cocaine addict implications for reinforcement and addiction by Nora D Volkow( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Drug addition : free will, brain disease or both? by Nora D Volkow( )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Addiction to medications what are the risks and who is vulnerable? by Nora D Volkow( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
(CIT): NIH Clinical Center's 2004 Medicine for the Public lecture series. Most people who take prescription medications take them responsibly, but the non-medical use of these drugs can be dangerous. Non-medical use of certain prescription drugs can lead to abuse and dependence, characterized by compulsive drug-seeking and use. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an estimated 6.2 million people used prescription medications non-medically in 2002. The National Institute on Drug Abuse's annual Monitoring the Future survey found a staggeringly high increase in reported rates of non-medical use of two pain medications among 12th graders. One-in-ten high school seniors took Vicodin(r) last year, making it the second-most commonly reported illicit drug used by high school seniors, after marijuana
Addiction why can't they just stop? : new knowledge, new treatments, new hope : a 14 part series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Strives to break through the myths and explain what addiction really is, what causes it, and how to get the best available treatments. Segments included: An interview with Nora Volkow, M.D., An interview with Mark Willenbring, M.D., An interview with Michael Dennis, Ph. D., An interview with Kathleen Brady, M.D., Ph. D
Double jeopardy substance abuse and co-occuring mental health disorders in young people ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Recorded proceedings of the CASA conference held on Thursday, October 18, 2007 at the Zena and Michael Wiener Conference Center, New York City
Why is it so hard for the addict's brain to just say no? by Nora D Volkow( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mechanisms underlying use and abuse of stimulant drugs by Nora D Volkow( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(CIT): Dr. Volkow is known for her work on the brain's dopamine system. Her research focuses on the investigation of the mechanisms underlying the reinforcing, addictive and toxic properties of drugs of abuse in the human brain. NIH Neuroscience Seminar Series
Career development : 2013 summer lecture series by Francis S Collins( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
NIDA 2007 monitoring the future survey results by Nora D Volkow( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(CIT): Since 1975 the MTF survey has measured drug, alcohol, and cigarette use and related attitudes among adolescent students nationwide. Survey participants report their drug use behaviors across three time periods: lifetime, past year, and past month. Overall, 48,025 students from 403 public and private schools in the 8th, 10th, and 12th grades participated in this year's survey. The survey is funded by the NIDA, a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and conducted by the University of Michigan. For more information, visit http://www.drugabuse.gov/DrugPages/MTF.html
 
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Alternative Names
Volkow, N. D. 1956-
Volkow, N. D. (Nora D.), 1956-
Languages
English (29)
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