University at Buffalo
Addiction Research Unit
Department of Psychology
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York 14260-4110 U.S.A.

Welcome to the web site of the Addiction Research Unit (ARU). This site was developed to provide information about the activities of the ARU and to disseminate information about drug addiction and related topics in behavioral neuroscience. Information contained here is intended for diverse audiences as indicated: general readers, academic students, and professional colleagues. For information regarding the current focus of the ARU, click here.

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ARU Profile (general/academic/professional)  Primer on Drug Addiction (general) 
Experimental Methods Used to Study Drug Addiction (general)  Biological Basis of Addiction (general) 
Research Findings (general)  Research Reports (academic/professional) 
University Courses (academic)  Drug Information (general/academic)  Links to Other Web Sites 

Internships/Training Opportunities (academic/professional) 

Feedback (general/academic/professional) 

Virtual Lab Tour (general/academic/professional)

Before Prohibition: Early Psychoactive Medicines (general/academic/professional) Discussion Group (open to all audiences, but targeted for students enrolled in PSY 451 and related seminars)
Editorial Comment: Addicted to Addictions Editorial Comment: Substance Use & Abuse
Nicotine Addiction: The Minority Opinion
(professional only)
Harm-Reduction Outreach Program
Now online: Methods of Assessing the Reinforcing Properties of Abused Drugs

Mental Health Net 3-Star Award Free Speech Online

Material found in the ARU web site reflects the opinion of its director, Dr. Michael A. Bozarth, and does not necessarily reflect the position of the Department of Psychology (University at Buffalo), the State University of New York at Buffalo, the State of New York, or other web sites hyperlinked to this site. Information contained herein is not intended as advice on the use or abuse of drugs nor does the ARU assume any liability for the use of this information.
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