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

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: CALL FOR PAPERS Lisbon Addictions 2015. The first European Conference on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies will be held in Lisbon on 23-25 September 2015. Organised by SICAD, the journal Addiction, the EMCDDA and ISAJE, it will provide a unique networking opportunity for researchers, practitioners and policy experts across countries and disciplines to discuss latest findings on the prevention, treatment and control of addiction. A call for abstracts has just been published on www.lisbonaddictions.eu . To stay updated on the latest developments subscribe to the conference newsletter http://eepurl.com/5fZaP

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Performance Indicators

Indicator 2011 2012 2013

 1.  Impact Factor

4.31

 4.75

4.89

 2.  Pages published

2,236

2,234

2,228

 3.  Research reports published

 173

172

173

 4.  Research reports submitted

 811

 844

903

 5.  Rejection rate

 75%

78%

85%

 6.  Weeks to respond to submission (average)

 5.4

 5.7

5.7

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

 2.7

 2.6

2.0

 8.  Percent of pages devoted to commissioned material

 21%

 24%

22%

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