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About the Journal

Alcohol and Alcoholism publishes papers on the biomedical, psychological, and sociological aspects of alcoholism and alcohol research, provided that they make a new and significant contribution to knowledge in the field.

Papers include new results obtained experimentally, descriptions of new experimental (including clinical) methods of importance to the field of alcohol research and treatment, or new interpretations of existing results.

Theoretical contributions are considered equally with papers dealing with experimental work provided that such theoretical contributions are not of a largely speculative or philosophical nature.

Alcohol and Alcoholism is the official journal of the Medical Council on Alcohol.


YearImpact FactorSsi: Substance AbuseSi: Substance Abuse
20121.95610 out of 309 out of 16
20112.9463 out of 295 out of 14
20102.5993 out of 295 out of 14
20092.2896 out of 11
20082.1377 out of 11
20072.0927 out of 10
20062.0614 out of 8

This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index by ISI.

Abstracting and Indexing Services

Alcohol and Alcoholism is covered by several major indexing services including:

ASCI Database
Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts (ASSIA)
Biological Abstracts
CAB Abstracts
Current Contents® /Clinical Medicine
Education Research Abstracts
Elsevier BIOBASE - Current Awareness in Biological Sciences (CABS)
Excerpta Medica Abstract Journals
Neuroscience Citation Index®
Science Citation Index®
Social Services Abstracts
The Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database (ETOH)