Editor-in-Chief: George F. Koob, PhD
ISSN: 1932-0620
Online ISSN: 1935-3227
Frequency: 6 issues / year
Impact Factor: 1.705
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Journal of Addiction Medicine would like to thank Senior Editor Dr. George Koob for his years of service to the journal. He was recently appointed director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism at the National Institutes of Health.


Dr. Richard Saitz will be taking over as Senior Editor. He is a general internist and primary care physician, Chair and Professor of Community Health Sciences at Boston University (BU) School of Public Health, and Professor of Medicine at BU School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and by the American Board Addiction Medicine.


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Special Note: ISI Citation Data now online!

JAM is pleased to announce a new website feature that showcases article ISI Citation Data. Some of the citation data features include:

  • # Times Cited: Each article will display the total number of times it was cited.
  • Citing Articles: Each article will display a list of the articles that cited it with links where available.  Every month new citing article data will be retrieved and displayed on the source articles.  Citing article data will appear on LWW journals going back to 1995.
  • High Impact Articles: In the Most Popular Web Part, a new tab displaying a list of the journal’s highest impact articles according to the ISI Hot Papers service.  New high impact articles will appear every 2 months (according to the frequency that ISI calculates Hot Papers.)