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Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy

Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy

Editors-in-Chief: S. Arndt; J. Zwick

ISSN: 1747-597X (electronic version)

Journal no. 13011

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Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy is an open access journal encompassing a range of substance use issues, with a special focus on policy. The journal encourages new ideas on reducing substance misuse and allows researchers to rapidly publish their findings. We welcome submissions on diverse topics, which include legislation, correctional supervision, medical treatment and screening, mental health services, research, and evaluation of programs.

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

Impact Factor: 2.214 (2017) * 

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  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that encompasses research concerning substance abuse, with a focus on policy issues.

    The journal aims to provide an environment for the exchange of ideas, new research, consensus papers, and critical reviews, to bridge the established fields that share a mutual goal of reducing the harms from substance use. These fields include: legislation pertaining to substance use; correctional supervision of people with substance use disorder; medical treatment and screening; mental health services; research; and evaluation of substance use disorder programs.

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