science has grown tremendously in the past 25 years, and addiction
publishing has been no exception. Currently there are more than 75 journals
in 18 languages that are devoted primarily to the dissemination of scholarly
information about addiction and related health problems. And there are many
more journals that publish addiction science as part of their broader mission.
purpose of the Publishing Addiction Science is to advise potential
authors of the opportunities for publishing their work in scholarly journals,
especially addiction specialty journals. Although all prospective authors
will find the guide useful, it should be particularly helpful for graduate
students, younger investigators, professional researchers and authors whose
first language is not English. A broader purpose of Publishing Addiction
Science is to improve the quality of addiction publishing by educating
authors about the ethical and professional issues that affect scientific
integrity: authorship disagreements, scientific misconduct, and ethical
book has been compiled by an international group of journal editors with
extensive experience in publishing addiction science. It is co-sponsored
by the International Society of Addiction Journal Editors (ISAJE), the UK
Society for the Study of Addiction, and the World Health Organization.
can also be purchased in printed format:
Babor TF, Stenius K,
Savva S (eds) Publishing Addiction Science: a Guide for the Perplexed. SAMSHA
(an ISAJE/WHO co-publication). Pp 204. Available from National
Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information, USA. Publication No.
BKD 510. Fax +1 301 468 6433 or tel +1 800 729 6686 (USA) or tel +1 301
468 2600 (international).