Addiction (journal)

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Edited byJohn Marsden
Publication details
Former name(s)
British Journal of Inebriety, British Journal of Addiction to Alcohol & Other Drugs, British Journal of Addiction
7.256 (2021)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Addiction
ISSN0965-2140 (print)
1360-0443 (web)
OCLC no.27367194

Addiction is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1903 by the Society for the Study of Addiction to Alcohol and other Drugs as the British Journal of Inebriety. It was renamed British Journal of Addiction to Alcohol & Other Drugs in 1947, then renamed to British Journal of Addiction in 1980, before finally obtaining its current name in 1993.[1] It covers research relating to the abuse of alcohol, illicit drugs, and tobacco, as well as behavioural addictions.[2] The editor-in-chief is John Marsden (King's College London).

Article types[edit]

The journal publishes research reports, reviews, commentaries, and letters to the editor relating to all aspects of addictive behaviours.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2019 impact factor of 6.340.[11]


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  2. ^ "Aims & scope". Archived from the original on 2020-12-01. Retrieved 2021-02-06.
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  4. ^ "Serials cited". CAB Abstracts. CABI. Retrieved 2021-02-06.
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  7. ^ a b "Overview". Addiction. Wiley. Retrieved 2021-02-06.
  8. ^ "Addiction". NLM Catalog. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2021-02-06.
  9. ^ "PsycINFO Journal Coverage". American Psychological Association. Retrieved 2021-02-06.
  10. ^ "Source details: Addiction". Scopus Preview. Elsevier. Retrieved 2021-02-06.
  11. ^ "Addiction". 2019 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2020.

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