Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs
|Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Journal of Studies on Alcohol|
|J. Stud. Alcohol Drugs|
Alcohol Research Documentation (United States)
Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol:
Journal of Studies on Alcohol
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. 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.
According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal's 2016 impact factor is 2.500, ranking it 12th of 34 journals in the category "Substance Abuse" (social science), 11th of 18 journals in the category "Substance Abuse" (science), and 26th of 77 journals in the category "Psychology" (science).
The editor-in-chief of the journal as of July 1, 2015 is Thomas F. Babor (University of Connecticut). 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), John Carpenter (1991–1994), and Marc A. Schuckit (University of California, San Diego) (1994-2015).
- Rutgers University. About the Journal [Retrieved 2008-07-19].
- Web of Science. Journal Citation Reports [Retrieved 2017-06-19].