Aims & Scope

Current Addiction Research publishes peer-reviewed research reports on alcohol, substance and behavioral addictions, bringing together research conducted within many different disciplines. Coverage ranges from clinical and research advances in the fields of psychiatry, psychology, biology, pharmacology and epidemiology to social, and legal implications of policy decisions. The journal aimed to publish the most exciting researches in the field of addiction and therapeutically solutions and to serve international and interdisciplinary scientific and clinical communication, to strengthen links between science and policy, and to stimulate and enhance the quality of debate. It is basically aimed at the psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and nurses working on addiction and clinical practitioners, medical/ health practitioners, students, professionals and researchers.

The Journal publishes feature articles, review articles, clinical notes, research notes, letters to the editor, commentaries, conference reports, book reviews and abstracts in all of these areas. We publish 4 times a year.

The average time from submission to first decision is less than 30 days. Accepted articles are published online ahead of print in an average of 60 workdays, and articles are published in print 3-6 months after acceptance.

Please see our Guide for Authors for information on article submission. If you require any further information or help, please email us  (

Editor-in-Chief: Nesrin Dilbaz

Honorary Editor: Nevzat Tarhan

Associate Editors: Gül Eryılmaz, Alptekin Çetin, C. Onur Noyan, Aslı Enez Darçın