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Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies

Journal Club Presentations

These PowerPoints are geared towards anyone who leads a Journal Club session. Each presentation provides a critical appraisal of a study summarized in the newsletter Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Health: Current Evidence, produced by the Boston Medical Center in cooperation with the Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health.

Submit a Journal Club Article to Addiction

Addiction, published since 1884 by the Society for the Study of Addiction, accepts Journal Club Articles that present an instructive discussion on published work of any kind (papers, reports, books). Journal Club articles may involve a detailed critique of the publication, assessing how far the conclusions it draws are justified, or draw attention to a publication that has particularly important implications that have not been picked up in the literature. The issues must be sufficiently important for the field and require explication beyond what can be achieved with a letter. The usual word limit is 3000 excluding references. Journal Club articles will be subject to peer review. Potential contributors should send a brief description of the concept to Addiction’s head office (