Psychology of Addictive Behaviors

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Psychology of Addictive Behaviors  
Psychology of Addictive Behaviors
Discipline Psychology
Language English
Edited by Nancy M. Petry
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0893-164X (print)
1939-1501 (web)

Psychology of Addictive Behaviors is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Psychological Association that publishes original articles related to the psychological aspects of addictive behaviors.[1] The current editor-in-chief is Nancy M. Petry (University of Connecticut School of Medicine).

The journal includes articles on the following topics:

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed by MEDLINE/PubMed and the Social Science Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 2.772, ranking it 4th out of 35 journals in the category "Substance Abuse"[2] and 22nd out of 129 journals in the category "Psychology, Multidisciplinary".[3]


  1. ^ "Psychology of Addictive Behaviors". American Psychological Association. January 3, 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Substance Abuse". 2013Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014. 
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Multidisciplinary". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014. 

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