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Editor in Chief: Gregory Stuart

Aims & Scope: Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment is an international, open access, peer reviewed journal whi... more

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ISSN: 1178-2218

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Personality Disorders in Addiction Outpatients: Prevalence and Effects on Psychosocial Functioning (756 Views since 31 Mar 2014)

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Prevalence of Cannabis Residues in Psychiatric Patients: A Case Study of Two Mental Health Referral Hospitals in Uganda (1812 Views since 08 Jan 2014)

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The GAIN Short Screener (GSS) as a Predictor of Future Arrest or Incarceration Among Youth Presenting to Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment (1501 Views since 02 Dec 2013)

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Fascination and Social Togetherness—Discussions about Spice Smoking on a Swedish Internet Forum (2045 Views since 27 Nov 2013)

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Inhalant Use Among Schoolchildren in Northeast India: A Preliminary Study (1741 Views since 30 Oct 2013)

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Elevated Norepinephrine May Be a Unifying Etiological Factor in the Abuse of a Broad Range of Substances: Alcohol, Nicotine, Marijuana, Heroin, Cocaine, and Caffeine (3834 Views since 13 Oct 2013)

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A Simplified Method for Routine Outcome Monitoring after Drug Abuse Treatment (4271 Views since 16 Sep 2013)

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Changes in Post Traumatic Stress Symptoms Among Women in Substance Use Disorder Treatment: The Mediating Role of Bodily Dissociation and Emotion Regulation (2537 Views since 15 Sep 2013)

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Evaluating Nicotine Levels Selection and Patterns of Electronic Cigarette Use in a Group of “Vapers” Who Had Achieved Complete Substitution of Smoking (8791 Views since 03 Sep 2013)

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Calling for Help? Considering Function and Meaning when Patients Drunk-Dial Psychotherapists (2477 Views since 19 Aug 2013)

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Meperidine: A Continuing Problem (2669 Views since 28 Jul 2013)

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Trace Amine Associated Receptor 1 Modulates Behavioral Effects of Ethanol (3423 Views since 04 Jun 2013)

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Nigerian Medical Students’ Opinions About Individuals Who Use and Abuse Psychoactive Substances (3191 Views since 27 May 2013)

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Comment on "A Comparison of Buprenorphine + Naloxone to Buprenorphine and Methadone in the Treatment of Opioid Dependence During Pregnancy: Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes" (3529 Views since 26 May 2013)

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Current and Emerging Pharmacotherapeutic Options for Smoking Cessation (5171 Views since 23 May 2013)

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Open Label Trial of Naltrexone Implants: Measuring Blood Serum Levels of Naltrexone (3257 Views since 15 May 2013)

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A Comparison of Buprenorphine + Naloxone to Buprenorphine and Methadone in the Treatment of Opioid Dependence during Pregnancy: Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes (6150 Views since 14 Mar 2013)

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A Two Year Longitudinal Outcome Study of Addicted Health Care Professionals: An Investigation of the Role of Personality Variables (4033 Views since 13 Mar 2013)

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Consumers’ Experiences in Dual Focus Mutual Aid for Co-occurring Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders (4264 Views since 06 Mar 2013)

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A Review of Existing Treatments for Substance Abuse Among the Elderly and Recommendations for Future Directions (5357 Views since 18 Feb 2013)

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Safety and Efficacy of Acamprosate for the Treatment of Alcohol Dependence (5459 Views since 31 Jan 2013)

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All Might Have Won, But Not All Have the Prize: Optimal Treatment for Substance Abuse Among Adolescents with Conduct Problems (5394 Views since 25 Oct 2012)

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Are you Sleeping? Pilot Comparison of Self-Reported and Objective Measures of Sleep Quality and Duration in an Inpatient Alcoholism Treatment Program (3909 Views since 15 Oct 2012)

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Epidemiologic and Molecular Pathophysiology of Chronic Opioid Dependence and the Place of Naltrexone Extended-Release Formulations in its Clinical Management (5125 Views since 27 Sep 2012)

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Predictors of Relapse in a Bupropion Trial for Smoking Cessation in Recently-Abstinent Alcoholics: Preliminary Results Using an Aggregate Genetic Risk Score (2855 Views since 17 Sep 2012)

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When Research Meets Reality—Lessons Learned From a Pragmatic Multisite Group-Randomized Clinical Trial on Psychosocial Interventions in the Psychiatric and Addiction Field (5388 Views since 16 Aug 2012)

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Development and Initial Validation of a Client-Rated MET-CBT Adherence Measure (4283 Views since 07 Aug 2012)

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Monitoring Utilization of a Large Scale Addiction Treatment System: The Drug and Alcohol Treatment Information System (DATIS) (5610 Views since 25 Jun 2012)

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Researching Prescription Drug Misuse among First Nations in Canada: Starting from a Health Promotion Framework (6242 Views since 28 Mar 2012)

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Drug, Sex and Age Differentials in the Use of Australian Publicly Funded Treatment Services (4752 Views since 07 Mar 2012)

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Validation of a Targeted Peer Relations Scale for Adolescents Treated for Substance Use Disorder: An Application of Rasch Modeling (6573 Views since 24 Jul 2011)

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What Works for Patients in Outpatient Treatment for Alcohol Addiction? An Explorative Study into Clients' Evaluation of Subjective Factors and Therapy Satisfaction (7779 Views since 29 May 2011)

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Illicit Opioid Intoxication: Diagnosis and Treatment (9661 Views since 18 Apr 2011)

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Potential for Tramadol Abuse by Patients Visiting Pharmacies in Northern Iran (7797 Views since 14 Mar 2011)

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Principles of MMT (8003 Views since 13 Nov 2009)

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Eating Disorder Symptoms and Alcohol Use Among Adolescents in Substance Abuse Treatment (9167 Views since 13 Nov 2009)

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I very much enjoyed the experience of publishing with Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment.  The editorial and review staff were very helpful and understanding throughout, even when a very large and complex project was being undertaken, and a range of subjects had to be reviewed.  The editor was sympathetic and understanding of the author's responses, and this combined and coordinated interplay has allowed major conceptual advances to be made with major implications for the improvement ...
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