Author | Daryl Shorter, MD


Online Communities for Drug Withdrawal: What Can We Learn?

April 18, 2018


In this age of chat rooms and social media, an ever-growing number of psychiatric patients use the internet to find their treatment community online.

Emerging Treatments and Pharmacogenetics for Cocaine Use Disorder

May 31, 2016


There are no FDA-approved pharmacotherapies for cocaine use disorder. Here: a review of the off-label use of promising medications for this addiction.

Antidrug Vaccines

April 20, 2011


Antidrug vaccines represent an exciting area of development in the pharmacological treatment of chemical dependency. In addition to the clinical trials being conducted on vaccines for cocaine and nicotine dependence, preclinical development of vaccines for methamphetamine and heroin is ongoing.