Drug and Alcohol Review
© Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD)
Edited By: Professor Robin Room
Impact Factor: 2.017
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 8/30 (Substance Abuse (Social Science))
Online ISSN: 1465-3362
Recently Published Issues
Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention Virtual Issue
This virtual issue brings together a collection of recent papers on alcohol screening and brief intervention in different settings and populations. These include rural hospitals, clinical psychiatric populations, methadone maintained patients and in Aboriginal community health services. We present recent research looking at the experience and training of health care providers in doing this work, and examine new possibilities for screening and brief intervention including investigation of pharmacy customers’ attitudes towards pharmacist delivering screening and brief intervention. Read more
Tackling Tobacco Use in Socially Disadvantaged Groups
Read the July 2012 Special Issue of Drug and Alcohol Review to find out why it is time we took action on tobacco smoking among socially disadvantaged groups.
Key papers from the issue include:
The balancing act: Experts' opinions about the relative resourcing of tobacco control efforts for the general population versus disadvantaged populations
Banning retail tobacco sales: Time to start the discussion
Anti-tobacco mass media and socially disadvantaged groups: A systematic and methodological review
Read coverage on the issue:
Should we set a date for a tobacco-free Australia?
Pharmaceutical Misuse Virtual Issue
In this virtual issue we have brought you our most recent papers on the topic of pharmaceutical misuse from the journal. The issue includes recent data on growing fentanyl-related deaths in Australia, overdoses from the atypical antipsychotic agent quetiapine, prescription drug use among youth, pharmaceutical opioid use in South Asia , and a description of the prescription drug epidemic in the United States. Also included are popular papers from our 2011 special issue on pharmaceutical misuse.
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