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The 20 most downloaded papers in 2018

 

Title

Issue

Full text accesses
1

Medical marijuana laws and adolescent marijuana use in the United States: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Jun-18
17,614
2

Qualitative research

Jan-18
12,415
3

Yes, people can die from opiate withdrawal

Feb-17 9,741
4

Real-world effectiveness of e-cigarettes when used to aid smoking cessation: A cross-sectional population study

Sep-14 9,193
5

Diagnosis of hypersexual or compulsive sexual behavior can be made using ICD-10 and DSM-5 despite rejection of this diagnosis by the American Psychiatric Association

Dec-16 8,572
6

How beneficial is vaping cannabis to respiratory health compared to smoking?

Nov-15 7,966
7

Mobile phone addiction: A point of issue

Feb-10 7,676
8

 Internet gaming disorder and the DSM-5

Jul-13 7,165
9

 Global statistics on alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use: 2017 status report

Oct-18
6,938
10

The effectiveness of interventions for reducing stigma related to substance use disorders:  A systematic review

Jan-12 6,731
11

Time for a change: Putting the Transtheoretical (Stages of Change) Model to rest

Aug-05 6,044
12

Cannabidiol reverses attentional bias to cigarette cues in a human experimental model of tobacco withdrawal

Sep-18
5,961
13

Impact of treatment for opioid dependence on fatal drug-related poisoning: a national cohort study in England

Feb-16 4,994
14

Predatory monetization schemes in video games (e.g. 'loot boxes') and internet gaming disorder

Nov-18
4,923
15

A review of the clinical pharmacology of methamphetamine

Jul-09
4,726
16

Caffeine addiction? Caffeine for youth? Time to act!

Nov-14 4,168
17

It is premature to expand access to medicinal cannabis in hopes of solving the US opioid crisis

Jun-18
4,120
18

What has research over the past two decades revealed about the adverse health effects of recreational cannabis use?

Jan-15 4,056
19

Treatment of comorbid alcohol use disorders and depression with cognitive-behavioural therapy and motivational interviewing: A meta-analysis

Mar-14 3,719
20

Alcohol marketing and youth alcohol consumption: a systematic review of longitudinal studies published since 2008

S1-17 3,698

 

The 20 most cited papers in 2018, published in 2016/2017

 

Title

Issue

Times cited in 2018

1 The relationship between different dimensions of alcohol use and the burden of disease: An update Jun-17
59
2 How can we conceptualize behavioural addiction without pathologizing common behaviours? Oct-17
52
3 Working towards an international consensus on criteria for assessing internet gaming disorder: A critical commentary on Petry et al. (2014) Jan-16
50
4 Are take-home naloxone programmes effective? Systematic review utilizing application of the Bradford Hill criteria Jul-16
35
5
Evaluating the public health impacts of legalizing recreational cannabis use in the United States Oct-16
34
6
Steep delay discounting and addictive behaviour: A meta-analysis of continuous associations Jan-17
32
7 Alcohol marketing and youth alcohol consumption: a systematic review of longitudinal studies published since 2008 S1-17
31
8 Do more robust prescription drug monitoring programs reduce prescription opioid overdose? Oct-17
26
9 Nicotine delivery, retention and pharmacokinetics from various electronic cigarettes Mar-16
25
10 The drug situation in Europe: an overview of data available on illicit drugs and new psychoactive substances from European monitoring in 2015 Jan-16
24
11 Should compulsive sexual behavior be considered an addiction? Dec-16
23
12 A framework for evaluating the public health impact of e-cigarettes and other vaporized nicotine products Jan-17
23
13 How does the alcohol industry attempt to influence marketing regulations? A systematic review Jan-16
23
14 How does state marijuana policy affect US youth? Medical marijuana laws, marijuana use and perceived harmfulness: 1991-2014 Dec-16
23
15 Effectiveness of Scotland's National Naloxone Programme for reducing opioid-related deaths: A before (2006-10) versus after (2011-13) comparison May-16
22
16 Electronic cigarette use in the European Union: Analysis of a representative sample of 27460 Europeans from 28 countries Nov-16
22
17 Demographic trends among older cannabis users in the United States, 2006-13 Mar-17
22
18 Buprenorphine compared with methadone to treat pregnant women with opioid use disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis of safety in the mother, fetus and child Dec-16
21
19 Gabapentin misuse, abuse and diversion: A systematic review Jul-16
19
20 Iterative categorization (IC): A systematic technique for analysing qualitative data Jun-16
19

 

The 20 most cited papers published in any year

 

Title

Issue

Citations as of April 2019

1

Development of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT): WHO Collaborative Project on Early Detection of Persons with Harmful Alcohol Consumption-II

Jun-93
5627
2

Brief interventions for alcohol problems: A review

Mar-93
1008
3 Meta-analysis of cue-reactivity in addiction research
Mar-99
870
4 Incentive-sensitization and addiction
Jan-01
829
5 A pathways model of problem and pathological gambling May-02 816
6 The psychology and neurobiology of addiction: An incentive-sensitization view S2-00 750
7 Shape of the relapse curve and long-term abstinence among untreated smokers
Jan-04
714
8

The severity of dependence scale (SDS): Psychometric properties of the SDS in English and Austrian samples of heroin, cocaine and amphetamine users

May-95
703
9

Brief interventions for alcohol problems: A meta-analytic review of controlled investigations in treatment-seeking and non-treatment-seeking populations

Mar-02 684
10

The validity of self-reports of alcohol consumption: State of the science and challenges for research

S2-03 609
11

Toward a behavioral economic understanding of drug dependence: Delay discounting processes

Jan-01
603
12

The relationship of average volume of alcohol consumption and patterns of drinking to burden of disease: An overview

Sep-03
574
13 Alcohol and coronary heart disease: A meta-analysis
Oct-00
562
14 Outcome criteria in smoking cessation trials: Proposal for a common standard Mar-05
537
15 A validity study of the SSAGA: A comparison with the SCAN Sep-99
525
16

The use of brief interventions adapted from motivational interviewing across behavioral domains: A systematic review

Dec-01 521
17

The Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST): Development, reliability and feasibility

Sep-02
515
18

The relation between different dimensions of alcohol consumption and burden of disease: An overview

May-10
511
19

Non-medical use of prescription stimulants among US college students: Prevalence and correlates from a national survey

Jan-05
457
20

Effects of beverage alcohol price and tax levels on drinking: A meta‚Äźanalysis of 1003 estimates from 112 studies

Feb-09

445