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About the Editorial Team

Head Office

National Addiction Centre
P048, Institute of Psychiatry
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London SE5 8AF
UK
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Editor-in-Chief: Robert West

Associate Editor-in-Chief: Thomas F. Babor
Editorial Advisors: Wayne Hall, Keith Humphreys
Commissioning Editor: Peter Miller
Statistics and Methodology Editor: John Stapleton
Editorials Editor:  Nancy Petry

Book Review/News and Notes Editor:
John Witton
email: john.witton@kcl.ac.uk

Journal Manager:
Gill Rangel
email: gill@addictionjournal.org

Editorial Managers:
Molly Jarvis 
email: molly@addictionjournal.org 

Jean O'Reilly
email: jean@addictionjournal.org

Production Editor:
Maricris  Adan
email: Madan@wiley.com

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For North and South America 
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USA
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Regional Editor: Thomas F. Babor
Deputy Regional Editor: Fran Del Boca
Editorial Manager: Deborah Talamini

For Australia and New Zealand
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre
University of New South Wales
Sydney NSW 2052
Australia
Tel: +61 2 (or 02) 9385 0333; Fax: + 61 2 (or 02) 9385 0222
Email: m.eagers@unsw.edu.au

Regional Editor: Shane Darke
Deputy Regional Editor: Steve Allsop
Editorial Manager: Margaret Eagers-Rickit

For Europe, Africa and Asia
National Addiction Centre
P048, Institute of Psychiatry
4 Windsor Walk
London SE5 8AF
UK
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Email: gill@addictionjournal.org 

Regional Editor: John Marsden
Deputy Regional Editor: Matthew Hickman
Editorial Assistant: Florence Wissler

Senior Editors:

  • Arpana Agrawal (USA)
  • Steve Allsop (Australia)
  • Paul Aveyard (UK)
  • Virginia Berridge (UK)
  • Ron Borland (Australia)
  • Jonathan Bricker (USA)
  • Arthur Brody (USA)
  • Raul Caetano (USA)
  • Suzanne Colby (USA)
  • Tim Coleman (UK)
  • Jack Darkes (USA)
  • Frances Del Boca (USA)
  • Gabriele Fischer (Austria) 
  • Gerhard Gmel (Switzerland)
  • Matthew Hickman (UK)
  • David Hodgins (Canada)
  • Keith Humphreys (USA)
  • Martin Iguchi (USA)
  • Lynn Kozlowski (USA)
  • Harry A. Lando (USA)
  • John Macleod (UK)
  • Barbara S McCrady (USA)
  • Ann McNeill (UK)
  • Pia Mäkelä (Finland)
  • Michael Morgan (UK)
  • Marcus Munafo (UK)
  • Joanne Neale (UK)
  • Maxine L. Stitzer (USA)
  • Tim Stockwell (Canada)
  • Christine Timko (USA)
  • Jodie Trafton (USA)
  • Michael Ussher (UK)
  • Robert B. Voas (USA)
  • Kenneth Ward (USA)
  • Reinout Wiers (Netherlands)

Assistant Editors:

  • Peter Adams (New Zealand)
  • Rosa Alati (Australia)
  • Emma Beard (UK)
  • Silke Behrendt (Germany)
  • Adam Bisaga (USA)
  • Carlos Blanco (USA)
  • Alyson Bond (UK)
  • Billie Bonevski (Australia)
  • Marcel Bonn-Miller (USA)
  • Jeremy Bray (USA)
  • Leonie Brose (UK)
  • Jamie Brown (UK)
  • Julie Bruneau (Canada)
  • Gerhard Bühringer (Germany)
  • Frank Chaloupka (USA)
  • Chiao-Chicy Chen (Taiwan)
  • Tanya Chikritzhs (Australia)
  • Luke Clark (UK)
  • Patrick Clifford (USA)
  • Phillip Coffin (USA)
  • Jason Connor (Australia)
  • Jennie Connor (New Zealand)
  • Ned L. Cooney (USA)
  • Kelly Cosgrove (USA)
  • Linda Cottler (USA)
  • Miles Cox (UK)
  • Lynne Dawkins (UK)
  • Louisa Degenhardt (Australia)
  • Paul Delfabbro (Australia)
  • Don C. Des Jarlais (USA)
  • Antonia Domingo-Salvany (Spain)
  • Dennis M. Donovan (USA)
  • John E. Donovan (USA)
  • Johan Duflou (Australia)
  • Kyle R. Dyer (UK)
  • Jean-François Etter (Switzerland)
  • Michael Farrell (UK)
  • James C. Fell (USA)
  • Stuart Ferguson (Australia)
  • Matt Field (UK)
  • John Finney (USA)
  • Maria Formigoni (Brazil)
  • Suzanne Fraser (Australia)
  • Devang Gandhi (USA)
  • Linda Gowing (Australia)
  • Thomas K. Greenfield (USA)
  • Peter Hajek (UK)
  • Richard Hammersley (UK)
  • Wei Hao (China)
  • Deb Hennrikus (USA)
  • Michie N. Hesselbrock (USA)
  • Victor Hesselbrock (USA)
  • David Hill (Australia)
  • John Holmes (UK)
  • Sharon Hutchinson (UK)
  • Martin Jarvis (UK)
  • Mark Johnson (USA)
  • Hendree Jones (USA)
  • Jaakko Kaprio (Finland)
  • Mitchell Karno (USA)
  • David Kavanagh (Australia)
  • Sharlene Kaye (Australia)
  • Brian C. Kelly (USA)
  • John F. Kelly (USA)
  • William Kerr (USA)
  • Beau Kilmer (USA)
  • Harald Klingemann (Switzerland)
  • Kelli Komro (USA)
  • Daniel Kotz (Germany)
  • Ludwig Kraus (Germany)
  • Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin (USA)
  • Emmanuel Kuntsche (Switzerland)
  • Stephen Lankenau (USA)
  • Joseph Lau (Hong Kong)
  • Shui Shan Lee (Hong Kong)
  • Paul Lemmens (Netherlands)
  • Jing Li (China)
  • Wenbin Liang (Australia)
  • Anne Lingford-Hughes (UK)
  • Michael Livingston (Australia)
  • Lin Lu (China)
  • Michael Lynskey (Australia)
  • Scott Macdonald (Canada)
  • James MacKillop (Greece)
  • Molly Magill (USA)
  • Denis McCarthy (USA)
  • Matthew McGue (USA)
  • James R. McKay (USA)
  • Rebecca McKetin (Australia)
  • Hayden McRobbie (UK)
  • Jane Maxwell (USA)
  • Paula Mayock (Ireland)
  • Petra Meier (UK)
  • Katherine Mills (Australia)
  • John Monterosso (USA)
  • Katherine Morley (UK)
  • Jim Murphy (USA)
  • Rachael Murray (UK)
  • Jake Najman (Australia)
  • Felix Naughton (UK)
  • Thor Norstrõm (Sweden)
  • Charles P. O'Brien (USA)
  • Kerry O’Brien (Australia)
  • Isidore S. Obot (Nigeria)
  • Rosalie Pacula (USA)
  • Christi Patten (USA)
  • Flavio Pechansky (Brazil)
  • Kenneth Perkins (USA)
  • Harold Pollack (USA)
  • Mats Ramstedt (Sweden)
  • Jürgen Rehm (Canada)
  • Peter Reuter (USA)
  • Ann Roche (Australia)
  • Joanne Ross (Australia)
  • Robert Schwartz (USA)
  • Peter Selby (Canada)
  • Lion Shahab (UK)
  • Nick Sheron (UK)
  • Steve Shoptaw (USA)
  • Tim Slade (Australia)
  • Will Small (Canada)
  • Mehmet Sofuoglu (USA)
  • Michael Soyka (Germany)
  • Robert S. Stephens (USA)
  • Robert Stout (USA)
  • John Strang (UK)
  • Robert Tait (Australia)
  • Maree Teesson (Australia)
  • Phillip Terry (UK)
  • Carla Treloar (Australia)
  • Rob Tunbridge (UK)
  • Eleni Vangeli (UK)
  • Antonio Verdejo Garcia (Spain)
  • Peter Vickerman (UK)
  • Jeremiah Weinstock (USA)
  • Jason White (Australia)
  • Sharon Wilsnack (USA)
  • Hans-Ulrich Wittchen (Germany)
  • Zunyou Wu (China)
  • Deborah Zador (Australia)
  • Gary Zarkin (USA)
  • Min Zhao (China)
  • Shu-Hong Zhu (USA)

Statistical Advisors

  • Jennifer Hellier (UK)
  • John Valentine (UK)

Editorial Advisory Board:

  • Peter Anderson (Spain)
  • Sheila Blume (USA)
  • Miguel Casas (Spain)
  • Sally Casswell (New Zealand)
  • Ilana Crome (UK)
  • Robin Davidson (UK)
  • Colin Drummond (UK)
  • Tarek Gawad (Egypt)
  • Cees Goos (Netherlands)
  • Michael Gossop (UK)
  • Susumu Higuchi (Japan)
  • Harold Holder (USA)
  • Nina Kerimi (Turkmenistan)
  • Ronaldo Laranjeira (Brazil)
  • Ting Kai Li (USA)
  • Edward Lichtenstein (USA)
  • John Littleton (UK)
  • Karl Mann (Germany)
  • Michael Marmot (UK)
  • Maria Elena Medina-Mora (Mexico)
  • Nancy K. Mello (USA)
  • Jacek Moskalewicz (Poland)
  • Juan Carlos Negrete (Canada)
  • Saúl Pacurucu-Castillo (Ecuador)
  • Charles Parry (South Africa)
  • Robin Room (Australia)
  • Diyanath Samarasinghe (Sri Lanka)
  • Marc A. Schuckit (USA)
  • Kerstin Stenius (Finland)
  • Gay Sutherland (UK)
  • Stephen Sutton (UK)
  • George E. Vaillant (USA)
  • Kiyoshi Wada (Japan)
  • Constance Weisner (USA)