Journal of Addictions Nursing

Editor in Chief
Christine Vourakis, PhD, RN, FIAAN, FAAN

Journal of Addictions NursingThe Journal of Addictions Nursing (JAN), the official journal of the International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA), is a peer-reviewed quarterly international journal publishing original articles on current research, issues, practices and innovations as they relate to the field of addictions. Submissions are solicited from professional nurses and other healthcare professionals engaged in treatment, prevention, education, research, and consultation.

Each issue of the Journal of Addictions Nursing contains original full-length papers as well as several regular feature sections:

  • Perspectives features points of view and commentaries on relevant issues
  • Media Watch provides summaries and critiques of print and digital resources
  • Innovative Roles examines unique roles that nurses in addictions are implementing
  • Research Reviews offers summaries and critiques of research studies in the field
  • The Journal publishes occasional special issues that explore important topics in the field of addictions nursing in depth. The Journal also offers continuing education credits for nursing addiction professionals.

The International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA) is a professional specialty organisation for nurses who are committed to the prevention, intervention, treatment, and management of substance abuse, misuse, and addictive disorders including:

  • Alcohol and other drug dependencies
  • Nicotine dependencies
  • Eating disorders
  • Co-occurring disorders
  • Impulse-control disorders, such as gambling and sex