Journal abbreviation: Journal of drug policy analysis

The abbreviation of the journal title "Journal of drug policy analysis" is "J. Drug Policy Anal.". It is the recommended abbreviation to be used for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes and meets all criteria of the ISO 4 standard for abbreviating names of scientific journals.

Abbreviation rules

The table below outlines in detail the ISO 4 rules and matches to the ISSN maintained list of title word abbreviations (TWA) to derive the abbreviation.

TitleAbbreviationWord/Stem/Rule
JournalJ.matches the word "journal"
ofRule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.
drugDrugNo abbreviation listed in TWA.
policyPolicyNo abbreviation listed in TWA.
analysisAnal.matches the stem "analys-"

Abbreviation systems

The ISO 4 abbreviation system, created by the International Organization for Standardization, serves to abbreviate journal titles in a consistent manner. This method streamlines citation processes and enhances the clarity of journal identification within academic settings.

Journal title abbreviations come in three primary forms: ISO (International Organization for Standardization) for general disciplines, NLM (National Library of Medicine) for biomedical and life sciences, and CASSI (CAS Source Index) for chemistry and associated fields.

About the journal

Full journal titleJournal of drug policy analysis
AbbreviationJ. Drug Policy Anal.
ISSN (print)2194-6337
ISSN (online)1941-2851
NLM catalog101534010

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