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The Journal of Addiction Medicine

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The Journal of Addiction Medicine

Published six times per year, the Journal of Addiction Medicine is the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. It is currently ranked tenth in the Substance Abuse category of the 2012 Journal Citation Reports' Science Edition.

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About the Journal of Addiction Medicine

The Journal is designed for all physicians and other mental health professionals who need to keep up-to-date with the treatment of addiction disorders. Under the guidance of an esteemed Editorial Board, peer-reviewed articles published in the Journal focus on developments in addiction medicine as well as on treatment innovations and ethical, economic, forensic, and social topics including:

  • Addiction in pregnancy
  • Adolescent addiction
  • The drug-exposed neonate
  • Pharmacology
  • Neuroimaging techniques
  • Treatment of special populations
  • Treatment of addiction-related disorders
  • Gambling addiction
  • Pathophysiology of addiction
  • Biological and non-biological therapies
  • Issues in graduate medical education

Topical Collections from the Journal

  • Detoxification covers topics from opioid detoxification using nonopioid procedures to methods for addressing outpatient alcohol detoxification.
  • Neurobiology features articles containing studies of brain imaging in relation to substance abuse and other health issues.
  • Pharmacotherapies explores buprenorphine treatment and racemic methadone among other topics of pharmacological treatment.
  • Screening and Prevention provides information on monitoring patients with substance use disorders, screening and intervening for drug use in primary care, and gender differences in standardized screening tools.
  • Treatment includes articles for addressing comorbid substance use and anxiety disorders and pregnant women with opioid addiction, among other diverse cases.

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New Opportunity

The Journal of Addiction Medicine is seeking to expand its cadre of manuscript reviewers. We are seeking reviewers with expertise in the following areas. Stimulants, Psychiatric epidemiology, Qualitative methodology, Genetics, Neurology, Emerging substances, Kratom, Novel Psychoactive Substances, Psychedelics, New pharmaceutical treatments, Toxicology, Criminal justice and addiction medicine, Machine Learning, Pain and Palliative Care, Adolescent Medicine, Maternal Child Health and Behavioral Addictions.

Description of Reviewer Tasks:


  • Graduate Degree (e.g., MA, PhD, MD, DO, PsyD)
  • Submission, revision, and acceptance of at least 2 manuscripts in a peer-reviewed journal

To Apply:

Please send a brief letter of interest, including experience as a reviewer and your areas of expertise. Please include a current CV and, if available, a media bio link. All application materials should be sent to  Please put “JAM Peer Reviewer” in the subject line. Unidentified applications may not be considered.

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JAM only accepts submissions via our online system. Visit to submit articles.

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Journal of Addiction Medicine
Michael A. Arends
Managing Editor
Fax: 858-784-7450

Circulation Information


Journal of Addiction Medicine (ISSN: 1932-0620; Online ISSN: 1935-3227) is published six times a year by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 16522 Hunters Green Parkway, Hagerstown, MD 21740-2116. Copyright © 2022 American Society of Addiction Medicine.

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Journal Editors

David A. Fiellin, MD, FASAM

Kelly Dunn, PhD
Ismene Petrakis, MD
Frank J. Vocci, PhD
Marcela Smid MD MA MS (Acting)
Benjamin H. Han, MD, MPH (Acting)

Statistical Editors
Debbie M. Cheng, Sc.D
Charles Maynard, PhD
Sara Lodi, PhD
Antover Tuliao, PhD

Managing Editor
Michael A. Arends

2023-2024 Editorial Fellows
Alexa A. Anderson (Lopez), PhD
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Chung Jung Mun ("Moon"), PhD
Arizona State University

Orrin D. Ware PhD, MPH, MSW

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

To view the full list of the Editorial Board click  here.

Senior Editor: David A. Fiellin, MD, FASAM
ISSN: 1932-0620
Online ISSN: 1935-3227
Frequency: 6 issues/year
Ranking: Substance Abuse: 7/21
Impact Factor
: 4.467
Review: Peer reviewed

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