Published since 1884 by the Society for the Study of Addiction.
Editor's Notes
FIRST EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOURS AND DEPENDENCIES: LISBON, 23-25 SEP 2015. The Portuguese General-Directorate for Intervention on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies (SICAD) the journal Addiction, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) and the International Society of Addiction Journal Editors (ISAJE) are providing a conference for European addiction science on illicit drugs, alcohol, tobacco, gambling and other addictive behaviours. It will address major topical issues including new psychoactive substances, alcohol pricing and alternative nicotine delivery systems. A call for abstracts will be published in the autumn.
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Performance Indicators

Indicator 2010 2011 2012

 1.  Impact Factor

 4.15

4.31

 4.75

 2.  Pages published

 2,224

2,236

2,234

 3.  Research reports published

 173

 173

172

 4.  Research reports submitted

 713

 811

 844

 5.  Rejection rate

 70%

 75%

78%

 6.  Weeks to respond to submission (average)

 6.4

 5.4

 5.7

 7.  Months from final acceptance to online publication (average)

 4.0

 2.7

 2.6

 8.  Percent of pages devoted to commissioned material

 22%

 21%

 24%

Note: figures for 4 onwards relate to research reports and unsolicited reviews