Alcohol causes 1.8 million deaths a year, which represents 3.2% of all deaths worldwide. Use and abuse of drugs and alcohol by teens is very common and can have serious consequences. In the 15-24 year age range, 50% of deaths (from accidents, homicides, suicides) involves alcohol or drug abuse. One of the most significant areas of risk with the use of alcohol and drugs is the connection between alcohol, drugs and crime. ‘Journal of Alcohol and Drug Addiction’ is an International Peer-Reviewed Open Access bimonthly journal launched to evaluate and disseminate knowledge of methods that can be implied to reduce the rates of alcohol problems and serious abuse or dependency. The journal publishes research work of scientists engaged in studies in psychoactive substances, at clinicians and all those interested in problems connected with alcohol and drug addiction.
Journal of Alcohol and Drug Addiction is established with the aim to create awareness for drug addicts to recognize the extent of the problems stemming from drug abuse and seek treatment without the need for an intervention. The scope of the journal is to throw light on the issues, alcohol and drug usage, social and cultural aspects of substance use, social history of alcohol and drug use, behavioral addictions, the influence of psychoactive substances on the brain, biological factors associated with alcohol and psychoactive substance abuse in youth and adults, liver diseases, life expectancy, addiction therapy schemes, rehabilitation. The journal follows a standard double-blinded peer review process where authors and reviewers remain anonymous to each other.
Journal of Alcohol and Drug Addiction accepts original articles, case reports, short communication, editorials, letters to the editor, and research interest, monographs, conference papers, conference reviews, book reviews, letters and announcements.