Published since 1884 by the Society for the Study of Addiction to Alcohol and other Drugs

Aims and Scope

Addiction is a monthly international peer-reviewed journal, publishing over 2000 pages every year. It is read in over 60 countries and has been in continuous publication since the Society for the Study of Addiction was founded in 1884.

Addiction publishes peer-reviewed research reports on alcohol, illicit drugs, tobacco and gambling bringing together research conducted within many different disciplines.

In addition to original research, the journal features editorials, commentaries, reviews, historical articles, interviews with leading figures in addiction, letters, news and a comprehensive book review section, with listings in collaboration with Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists. The journal supports the ethical principles enshrined in the Farmington Consensus (Addiction, 92(12) pp 1617-1618).