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Addiction and Substance Abuse
Submission Deadline: Aug. 30, 2016
Lead Guest Editor
Department of Project and Programs, Unified Initiative for a Drug-Free Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria
Guest Editors
  • 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
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 Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.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: 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 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
Authors: Kouakou Egnon K. V., Bouafou Kouamé G. M, Meité Alassane, Kouamé K. Gustave, Kati-Coulibaly Séraphin
Pages: 17-19 Published Online: Sep. 3, 2016
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Authors: Molobe Ikenna Daniel
Pages: 12-16 Published Online: Sep. 3, 2016
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Authors: Chia, Perpetua Ngosoo
Pages: 7-11 Published Online: Aug. 2, 2016
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Authors: Nonso Maduka
Pages: 1-6 Published Online: Aug. 2, 2016
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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
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