Special Issue on Addiction and Substance Abuse

Submission Deadline: Aug. 30, 2016

  • Special Issue Editor
    • Department of Project and Programs, Unified Initiative for a Drug-Free Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria
    • Raghunadha Reddy Seelam
      Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    • Suman Kumari Joshi
      Scientist (Veterinary and Animal Science), Krishi Vigyan Kendras(Kvk), Orissa University Of Agriculture And Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
    • Srinivas Sathapathy
      Department of Veterinary Anatomy And Histology, College of Veterinary Science And Animal Husbandry, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
    • Tanjir Rashid Soron
      Department of Psychiatry, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    • Dnyaneshwar Jadhav
      Kaychikitsa Department, Seth Govindji Raoji Ayurved College, Solapur, Maharashtra, India
    • Sujatha BK
      Department of Public Health Dentistry, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences University, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Introduction

    Drug and substance abuse is a global health problem. The global situation of drug abuse reveals that the problem has become a major source of concern. The economic and social status of any nation is always affected due to the problems of drugs and substance abuse. Most people who take drugs, and later become dependent on them, do so as a result of frustration, unemployment, conflicts at home, peer influence, or lack of parental guidance. The rate of increase in drugs and substance is associated with increases in violence and crime among young people in the society, as well as risk infections associated with drug abuse such as Pneumonia, Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and Sexual Transmitted Infections. This special issue is to improve prevention, rehabilitation and treatment methodology through advanced research. Original research papers are solicited in any aspect of innovative approach and findings.

    Aim & Scope

    1. Drug and substance abuse prevention
    2. Drug control policies
    3. Drugs and health
    4. Drug abuse and HIV
    5. Alcohol addiction in pregnancy
    6. Drug abuse and reproductive health
    7. Drug abuse and addiction in workplace
    8. Drugs use and abuse in Sports
    9. Counselling and rehabilitation interventions
    10. Addiction and treatment
    11. Human rights violation among victims of drug abuse,.etc

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.sjpublichealth.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

  • Published Papers

    The special issue currently is open for paper submission. Potential authors are humbly requested to submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript by clicking here.

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