Drug and Alcohol Review

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Edited By: Professor Robin Room

Impact Factor: 2.405

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 13/34 (Substance Abuse (Social Science))

Online ISSN: 1465-3362

Extra Issue

With overwhelming demand for publication and the editorial board keen to prioritise timely publication of papers, Drug and Alcohol Review has published an extra issue. Learn more (below) about the topics published in the issue.

The issue highlights the increasing number of older Australians admitted to hospital for alcohol use disorders, the issues around partnerships between the alcohol industry and government, and the broader impact of alcohol on our community.
Increasing alcohol use disorders among mid-life Australians: Time for a new focus? (AVAILABLE FREE)
Why the Distilled Spirits Industry Council of Australia is not a credible partner for the Australian government in making alcohol policy (AVAILABLE FREE)
The long-term effect of lockouts on alcohol-related emergency department attendances within Ballarat, Australia (AVAILABLE FREE)
“Hotspots” for Aggression in Licensed Drinking Venue
A spatial analysis of the moderating effects of land use on the association between alcohol outlet density and violence in urban areas
Distances to on- and off-premise alcohol outlets and experiences of alcohol-related amenity problems
Neighbourhood Matters: perceptions of neighbourhood cohesiveness and associations with alcohol, cannabis and tobacco use
Support for breaking the nexus between alcohol and community sports settings: findings from the VicHealth Community Attitudes Survey in Australia
The nature and strength of the relationship between expenditure on alcohol and food: an analysis of adult-only households in the UK
Risk of injury from alcohol and drug use in the emergency department: a case-crossover study

The journal is an important conduit for disseminating research findings from the region. This issue provides a perspective on drug and alcohol use issues from Asia.
Baseline Assessment of Community Knowledge and Attitudes Towards Drug Use and Harm Reduction in Kabul, Afghanistan (AVAILABLE FREE)
Early childhood experiences, parenting and the process of drug dependency among young people in Tehran, Iran
South Korean Alcohol Free Associations: negative expectancy not predicting drinks per occasion
The Chinese Youth Attitudes toward Young Drug Users (CYAYDU) Scale: An Initial Scale Development and Refinement

Comorbidity between substance use and mental health problems is a common problem faced by clinicians working in the field. This issue provides practical information on comorbidity for clinicians
Self-harm and attempted suicide amongst therapeutic community admissions (AVAILABLE FREE)
Exposure to dysfunctional parenting and trauma events and posttraumatic stress profiles among a treatment sample with co-existing depression and alcohol use problems
Brief alcohol screening in a clinical psychiatric population: Special attention needed
Three hours of training improve psychiatric staff’s self-perceived knowledge and attitudes toward problem drinking patients

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