Special Issue on Drug Addiction & Treatment

Subject Introduction

The term addiction is defined as a psychological disorder of dependence on a substance like drugs. The substance can cause destructive changes in brain functioning, over the period of time the people can build up their tolerance levels and crave large amounts of the substance. People begin to take drugs to relieve stress, performance betterment, curiosity, etc. Addicted people are aware of the consequence of drugs, but they are unable to get rid of their addiction.

A number of effective treatments are available and people can recover from addiction to lead normal, productive lives. Yet times the treatment may be a failure if the person/individual is not willing to get rid of his/her addiction. The important aspect for the addiction treatment is “Self Control”, this will help the people to gain control over their addiction.

Aim & Scope

“Drug Addiction & Treatment” is designed for researchers, physicians, psychoanalysts, technologists, academicians, mental health care professionals, drug-experts, policymakers to present their scientific work on addiction like heroin, cocaine, alcohol, nicotine, opioid painkillers, etc. and their treatments.

Guest Editors

Dr. Mihri Heval Ozgen, MD, PhD
Adjunct Professor, Webster University
Parnassia Academy, The Hauge, Netherlands

E-mail: m.h.ozgen@parnassiagroep.nl

Research Interest: Psychopathology, Psychopharmacology, Addiction, Developmental disorders, Migration, Trauma, Stress, Genetics.


Tentative Timeline of Special Issue

Special Issue Announcement: April 10, 2020
Manuscript Submissions Begin: April 15, 2020
Manuscript Submission Due: June 02, 2020
Peer-Review Completion: July 02, 2020
Expected Publication Date: July 2020

Manuscript Submission Information

This letter is a formal invite for submission of your latest work or the extended work of your previous study which is in relevance to special issue scope of Journal of Addiction Science a peer-reviewed, quarterly published by the United Scientific Group, (a Non-Profit Organization), which is an expert-driven initiative managed by active researchers, academicians and senior scientists.

All submitted manuscripts will be thoroughly peer-reviewed before accepting and publishing in the special issue. Below, please find the manuscript preparation guidelines for authors. Author guidelines for manuscript preparation.

You can submit the manuscript online using our editorial manager and peer-review system: http://www.editorialmanager.com/usg/. Upon acceptance, the manuscript is published on the journal webpage regardless of the special issue release date.

For further questions or inquiries, please contact us at jas.editor@jaddictionscience.com