Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs

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Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs  
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Former names
Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Journal of Studies on Alcohol
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Stud. Alcohol Drugs
Discipline Addiction
Language English
Publication details
Publisher
Alcohol Research Documentation (United States)
Publication history
1940-present
Frequency Bimonthly
2.251
Indexing
ISSN 1937-1888 (print)
1938-4114 (web)
Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol:
0033-5649
Journal of Studies on Alcohol
0096-882X
LCCN 2006256027
OCLC no. 77007393
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The Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs (JSAD) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original research articles on various aspects of the use and misuse of alcohol and other drugs. Topics covered include the biological, medical, epidemiological, social, psychological, and legal aspects of alcohol and other drug use, abuse, and dependence.[1] The journal was established in 1940 as the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, changed its name in 1975 to Journal of Studies on Alcohol, before obtaining its current name in 2007. The journal appears bimonthly and publishes supplements at irregular intervals. The Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs is a not-for-profit journal based in the Center of Alcohol Studies at Rutgers University.[1]

Impact factor[edit]

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal's 2013 impact factor is 2.272, ranking it 7th of 34 journals in the category "Substance Abuse" (social science), 7th of 18 journals in the category "Substance Abuse" (science), and 33rd of 74 journals in the category "Psychology" (science).[2]

Editors-in-chief[edit]

The editor-in-chief of the journal since 1994 has been Marc A. Schuckit (University of California, San Diego). Previous editors-in-chief have been Howard W. Haggard (1940–1958), Mark Keller (1958–1977), Timothy Coffee (1977–1984), Jack H. Mendelson and Nancy K. Mello (1984–1991), and John Carpenter (1991–1994).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rutgers University. About the Journal [Retrieved 2008-07-19].
  2. ^ Web of Science. Journal Citation Reports [Retrieved 2014-08-08].
  3. ^ Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University. About the Journal [Retrieved 2010-07-12].

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