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Electroencephalographic Evaluation of Resting-State Functional Connectivity in Prescription Opioid Use Disorder

Corresponding Author: Verner J Knott, University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research, Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre 1145 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
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Welcome to the Journal of Alcohol and Drug Addiction

The Journal of Alcohol and Drug Addiction is a pioneering platform dedicated to addressing the multifaceted challenges posed by substance abuse and addiction. Our journal serves as a beacon for researchers, clinicians, policymakers, and advocates committed to understanding the complexities of addiction and advancing evidence-based interventions.

Our Mission

At the heart of our mission is the unwavering commitment to foster a deeper understanding of alcohol and drug addiction. Through rigorous research, innovative strategies, and compassionate care, we strive to mitigate the devastating impact of substance abuse on individuals, families, and communities.

Journal Focus

The Journal of Alcohol and Drug Addiction covers a diverse range of topics, including:

  • Biopsychosocial Perspectives: Exploring the complex interplay between biological, psychological, and social factors underlying addiction vulnerability and resilience.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health: Investigating the prevalence, distribution, and determinants of alcohol and drug addiction to inform public health policies and interventions.

  • Neurobiology and Pharmacology: Unraveling the neurobiological mechanisms of addiction and the pharmacological basis of substance use disorders to develop targeted therapies.

  • Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis: Advancing diagnostic tools and methodologies for the accurate identification and assessment of substance use disorders across diverse populations.

  • Treatment and Recovery: Evaluating the efficacy of pharmacological, behavioral, and psychosocial interventions in promoting sustained recovery and improving quality of life.

  • Prevention and Harm Reduction: Implementing evidence-based prevention programs and harm reduction strategies to mitigate the adverse consequences of substance abuse.

  • Dual Diagnosis and Comorbidities: Addressing the complex interrelationships between addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders to deliver integrated treatment approaches.

  • Social Justice and Policy Advocacy: Advocating for equitable access to addiction treatment, challenging stigma, and promoting policies that support harm reduction and recovery-oriented care.

Join Our Community

We invite researchers, clinicians, policymakers, and individuals with lived experience to join our vibrant community. Together, we can collaborate, innovate, and advocate for transformative change in the field of addiction.

Submit Your Research

The Journal of Alcohol and Drug Addiction welcomes original research articles, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, case studies, and commentaries that contribute to the advancement of addiction science and practice. Share your insights, discoveries, and experiences to drive meaningful progress in the fight against addiction.


Thank you for choosing the Journal of Alcohol and Drug Addiction as your trusted source for cutting-edge research and insights into addiction. Together, let us continue to shine a light on addiction's complexities and work towards a future where individuals affected by substance abuse can lead healthy, fulfilling lives.

Aims and Scope


  1. Advancing Addiction Science: Our aim is to publish innovative research that deepens our understanding of alcohol and drug addiction across biological, psychological, and social dimensions.

  2. Informing Evidence-Based Practice: We strive to bridge the gap between research and practice by disseminating evidence-based interventions that improve the prevention, assessment, and treatment of substance use disorders.

  3. Promoting Multidisciplinary Collaboration: We are committed to fostering collaboration among researchers, clinicians, policymakers, and individuals with lived experience to address addiction's complex challenges comprehensively.


The Journal of Alcohol and Drug Addiction welcomes contributions on a wide range of topics, including:

  • Epidemiology and risk factors of substance use disorders
  • Neurobiology and pharmacology of addiction
  • Clinical assessment and diagnosis of substance use disorders
  • Treatment modalities and recovery-oriented care
  • Prevention strategies and harm reduction approaches
  • Dual diagnosis and comorbidity management
  • Social determinants of addiction and health disparities
  • Policy analysis and advocacy initiatives in addiction care

By embracing this inclusive scope, the journal seeks to be a catalyst for transformative change in addiction research, practice, and policy.

Subjects covered by the Journal of Alcohol and Drug Addiction

  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Substance Abuse
  • Alcohol Dependence
  • Mental Health
  • Addictive Disorders
  • Neurobiology
  • Alcoholism Treatment
  • Public Health Policy
  • New Modalities of Care
  • Molecular and Family Genetic Studies
  • Drugs and Crime
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (Fas)
  • Drug Abuse Treatment

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