Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment

An international, peer reviewed, open access journal focusing on human substance abuse research and treatment, including medical treatment and screening, mental health services, research, and evaluation of substance abuse programs.

Editor in Chief: Dr. Gregory Stuart

ISSN: 1178-2218

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Journal supplements present the latest papers by scholars working in leading international institutions. Each supplement is developed by guest editors based on topics of high contemporary relevance. Where indicated further papers will be added upon publication.
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Externalizing and Internalizing Symptomology and Risk for Substance Abuse: Unique and Interactive Influences

Guest Editors:

Dr Kate Flory, Dr Andrea Howard, Dr John Mitchell, Dr Sarah Pederson
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Supplement 05 May 2016

Harm to Others from Substance Use and Abuse

Guest Editors:

Dr Andrea Fielder, Dr Carolien Konijnenberg, Dr Ingunn Olea Lund, Dr Priscilla Martinez, Dr Kamilla Rognmo, Erica Sundin
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Substance Use in Pregnancy

Guest Editors:

Dr Brian Chisamore, Dr Adrian Dunlop, Dr Lisa Graves, Dr Lorraine Greaves, Dr Alice Ordean
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