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Addiction & Substance Abuse

Library resources for the study of addiction and substance abuse



  • Addiction  Peer-reviewed journal is published on behalf of the Society for the Study of Addiction to Alcohol and other Drugs (SSA) and spans human clinical, epidemiological, experimental, policy and historical research relating to any activity that has addictive potential.
  • Addictive Behaviors  Peer-reviewed journal Is an international  journal publishing high quality human research on addictive behaviors and disorders since 1976.
  • Addiction Biology  Peer-reviewed journal Emphasis is on neuroscience contributions, which aim at advancing understanding regarding aspects on the action of drugs of abuse and addictive processes.
  • Psychology of Addictive Behaviors Peer-reviewed journal Publishes articles on alcohol use and alcohol use disorders, drug use and drug use disorders, smoking and nicotine use and disorders, eating disorders, and other addictive behaviors.
  • Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research Peer-reviewed journal Articles span animal and human clinical research, epidemiological, experimental, policy, and historical research relating to any aspect of alcohol abuse, dependence, or alcoholism.
  • Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs Peer-reviewed journal  The oldest substance-related journal published in the United States, it is published by Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., based at the Center of Alcohol Studies at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

More resources

  • Alcohol Studies Database  The database contains over 80,000 citations for journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers, and audio-visual materials. Created by Rutgers University Center of Alcohol Studies.
  • National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health  the Federal Government's lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.