Published since 1884 by the Society for the Study of Addiction.
Editor's Notes

Addiction’s Impact Factor for 2015 is 4.972. Addiction is now the number one journal in the 2016 ISI Journal Citation Reports ranking in both substance abuse categories (Science and Social Science Editions). Many thanks to our hardworking Editorial Board!

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  • Abstracts in Anthropology (Baywood Publishing)
  • Abstracts on Hygiene & Communicable Diseases (CABI)
  • Academic Search (EBSCO)
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  • Addiction Abstracts (T&F)
  • AgeLine Database (AARP)
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  • Biological Abstracts (Thomson Reuters)
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  • BNI: British Nursing Index (BNI Publications)
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  • CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
  • CINAHL: Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature (EBSCO)
  • Criminal Justice Abstracts (Sage)
  • CSA Biological Sciences Database (CSA/CIG)
  • CSA Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management Database (CSA/CIG)
  • Current Contents (Thomson Reuters)
  • Current Contents: Clinical Medicine (Thomson Reuters)
  • Current Contents: Social & Behavioral Sciences (Thomson Reuters)
  • EBSCO Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)
  • EBSCO Sociological Collection (EBSCO)
  • Ecology Abstracts (CSA/CIG)
  • Educational Research Abstracts Online (T&F)
  • Embase (Elsevier)
  • Family Index
  • Forest Products Abstracts (CABI)
  • Forestry Abstracts (CABI)
  • Global Health (CABI)
  • Health Source Nursing/Academic (EBSCO)
  • HEED: Health Economic Evaluations Database (Wiley-Blackwell)
  • IBIDS: International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (NIH)
  • IBSS: International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (ProQuest)
  • Index Medicus/MEDLINE (NLM)
  • Ingenta Select
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition (Thomson Reuters)
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  • Leisure Tourism Database (CABI)
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  • MEDLINE (NLM)
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  • Neurosciences Abstracts (CSA/CIG)
  • Nutrition Abstracts & Reviews Series A: Human & Experimental (CABI)
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  • Postharvest News & Information (CABI)
  • ProQuest 5000 (ProQuest)
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  • ProQuest Health & Medical Complete (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Medical Library (ProQuest)
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  • ProQuest Psychology Journals (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Research Library (ProQuest)
  • Psychological Abstracts/PsycINFO (APA)
  • PSYNDEX (ZPID)
  • Review of Aromatic & Medicinal Plants (CABI)
  • Rural Development Abstracts (CABI)
  • Science Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
  • Science Citation Index Expanded™ (Thomson Reuters)
  • SCOPUS (Elsevier)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
  • Social SciSearch (Thomson Reuters)
  • Social Services Abstracts (CSA/CIG)
  • SocINDEX (EBSCO)
  • Sociological Abstracts (CSA/CIG)
  • Sociology of Education Abstracts (T&F)
  • Soils & Fertilizer Abstracts (CABI)
  • Studies on Women & Gender Abstracts (T&F)
  • Sugar Industry Abstracts (CABI)
  • Tropical Diseases Bulletin (CABI)
  • VINITI (All-Russian Institute of Science & Technological Information)
  • Violence & Abuse Abstracts (Sage)
  • World Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology Abstracts (CABI)
  • Worldwide Political Sciences Abstracts (CSA/CIG)