Call for Papers for Special Issue


Addicta: The Turkish Journal on Addictions Special Issue




Deadline for Article Submission
November 8, 2019


Guest Editors

Mehmet Karadağ (PhD), Department of Pulmonology, Bursa Uludag University Faculty of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey.

Özge Aydın Güçlü (MD), Department of Pulmonology, Boyabat 75th Year State Hospital, Boyabat, Sinop, Turkey.


Addicta: The Turkish Journal on Addictions, a biannual, peer-reviewed journal published by the Turkish Green Crescent Society, will publish a special issue in October 2019 focusing on “Tobacco”

Addicta: The Turkish Journal on Addictions is an international scientific journal for the publication of research and studies encompassing all aspects of addiction and related disorders. It represents an interdisciplinary forum for the exchange of recent data and emerging expert opinions. Furthermore, it reflects the significance of designing a comprehensive approach for resolving the challenges with regard to substance abuse and addiction in Turkey.

Addicta publishes peer-reviewed research reports on addictions, compiling research conducted among various disciplines. Articles include theoretical, philosophical, and political essays; research papers; research on addictive behaviors that include evidence-based clinical practice; clinical, epidemiological, and human experimental case reports; and historical research related to addiction. In addition to original research, the journal features both article and book reviews.

In the special issue, studies that distinctly contribute to the existing knowledge on “Tobacco” will be given priority. Tobacco addiction, the biggest epidemic of the last century, not only causes health problems of millions of people, but also has an effective function in the world as an economic weapon. The studies conducted in this field has a great importance to be aware of the impact of tobacco has on all areas and to struggle with tobacco addiction in the light of scientific data.

Submissions related to this special issue can include research and book reviews on themes including but not limited to the following:

    • Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students
    • Tobacco Use Among Adults
    • Electronic Cigarette Use
    • Waterpipe smoking
    • Smoking cessation
    • Social Acceptability of Tobacco Products
    • Global trends for tobacco use
    • Contrasting trends in tobacco-attributed mortality
    • Characterization of online tobacco and e-cigarette advertising
    • Legislative smoking bans
    • Nicotine/tobacco dependence
    • Gender Differences in Cigarette Smoking Cessation
    • Overlap between tobacco and other addictive substance
    • Chemical Composition and Evaluation of Tobacco products
    • Multiple tobacco product use
    • Tobacco smoking in a cohort studies
    • Dual use
    • Biomarkers
    • Emissions
    • Harmful and potentially harmful constituents
    • Prevent and control the global tobacco epidemic
    • Secondhand exposure
    • Tobacco Control
    • Tobacco control policies
    • Tobacco harm reduction
    • Smoking among patients with chronic diseases
    • Systemic effects of smoking
    • Maternal smoking
    • Smoking-related malignancies
    • Economic burden of smoking
    • Smoking cessation strategies

The Editors of this special issue of Addicta: The Turkish Journal on Addictions invite contributions from academics and researchers in the field of medicine, humanities, and social sciences. We encourage papers from multidisciplinary perspectives. The deadline for paper submissions is October 30, 2019.

Authors are encouraged to submit manuscripts using our online service; papers sent through post/email will not be considered. Papers submitted for publication in this journal must be in the form of a complete manuscript that adheres to Addicta: The Turkish Journal on Addictions submission requirements, which is clarified on the journal’s website:

We hope that you will be a part of this multidisciplinary effort to establish a general platform for Addicta: The Turkish Journal on Addictions. Please respond to this invitation, and feel free to contact the Editors for any further clarifications.

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