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Harm Reduction Journal

Harm Reduction Journal

Editor-in-Chief: N. Crofts; E. Lawson

ISSN: 1477-7517 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12954

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  • Affiliated with Harm Reduction International and the Eurasian Harm Reduction Association
  • Well known and active editorial board of harm reduction from around the world
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Harm Reduction Journal publishes research focusing on the prevalent patterns of psychoactive drug use, the public policies meant to control them, and the search for effective methods of reducing the adverse medical, public health, and social consequences associated with both drugs and drug policies. We define 'harm reduction' as 'policies and programs which aim to reduce the health, social, and economic costs of legal and illegal psychoactive drug use without necessarily reducing drug consumption'.

Related subjects » Health Psychology & Behavioral Medicine - Public Finance - Public Health - Social Sciences

Impact Factor: 1.88 (2016) * 

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    Harm Reduction Journal publishes research focusing on the prevalent patterns of psychoactive drug use, the public policies meant to control them, and the search for effective methods of reducing the adverse medical, public health, and social consequences associated with both drugs and drug policies. We define 'harm reduction' as 'policies and programs which aim to reduce the health, social, and economic costs of legal and illegal psychoactive drug use without necessarily reducing drug consumption'.

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