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Table 3 Number of publication and the growth of publication (%)

From: Global research mapping of substance use disorder and treatment 1971–2017: implications for priority setting

  Number of paper (Growth of publication - %)
Tobacco Drug Alcohol
Name of therapy 1993–1997 1998–2002 2003–2007 2008–2012 2013–2017 1993–1997 1998–2002 2003–2007 2008–2012 2013–2017 1993–1997 1998–2002 2003–2007 2008–2012 2013–2017
Non pharmaceutical therapy
 Behavioral therapy 2 5 (150) 19 (280) 44 (131.6) 72 (63.6) 84 187 (122.6) 326 (74.3) 620 (90.2) 876 (41.3) 47 106 (125.5) 157 (48.1) 242 (54.1) 453 (87.2)
 Cognitive behavioral therapy 3 5 (66.7) 7 (40) 35 (400) 50 (42.9) 17 63 (270.6) 125 (98.4) 259 (107.2) 496 (91.5) 16 46 (187.5) 69 (50) 109 (58) 258 (136.7)
 Skills training 7 4 (−42.9) 10 (150) 15 (50) 25 (66.7) 10 39 (290) 91 (133.3) 109 (19.8) 108 (−0.9) 11 40 (263.6) 56 (40) 78 (39.3) 80 (2.6)
 Motivational interviewing 1 10 (900) 22 (120) 51 (131.8) 86 (68.6) 8 22 (175) 73 (231.8) 172 (135.6) 226 (31.4) 7 22 (214.3) 54 (145.5) 102 (88.9) 158 (54.9)
 The Matrix Model 0 0 (−) 0 (−) 0 (−) 0 (−) 0 1 (−) 2 (100) 1 (−50) 1 (0) 0 0 (−) 0 (−) 1 (−) 1 (0)
 12 Step Facilitation Therapy 0 0 (−) 1 (−) 0 (−100) 1 (−) 2 7 (250) 11 (57.1) 15 (36.4) 24 (60) 2 11 (450) 12 (9.1) 14 (16.7) 20 (42.9)
 Psychological treatment 1 1 (0) 5 (400) 11 (120) 14 (27.3) 19 28 (47.4) 54 (92.9) 107 (98.1) 176 (64.5) 6 14 (133.3) 21 (50) 46 (119) 72 (56.5)
 Family-therapy 2 3 (50) 1 (−66.7) 4 (300) 11 (175) 37 87 (135.1) 108 (24.1) 183 (69.4) 235 (28.4) 19 49 (157.9) 42 (−14.3) 63 (50) 73 (15.9)
 Group counseling/ mixed counseling 30 57 (90) 113 (98.2) 189 (67.3) 219 (15.9) 16 35 (118.8) 49 (40) 93 (89.8) 123 (32.3) 7 13 (85.7) 27 (107.7) 30 (11.1) 54 (80)
 Mindfulness 0 0 (−) 1 (−) 12 (1100) 52 (333.3) 0 1 (−) 6 (500) 38 (533.3) 115 (202.6) 0 1 (−) 4 (300) 17 (325) 70 (311.8)
 Digital medicine 0 0 (−) 2 (−) 8 (300) 33 (312.5) 0 0 (−) 0 (−) 3 (−) 22 (633.3) 0 0 (−) 1 (−) 1 (0) 16 (1500)
 Telephony 5 3 (−40) 10 (233.3) 18 (80) 27 (50) 0 4 (−) 12 (200) 25 (108.3) 32 (28) 1 2 (100) 9 (350) 11 (22.2) 34 (209.1)
 Acupuncture 1 4 (300) 2 (−50) 10 (400) 15 (50) 4 9 (125) 3 (−66.7) 15 (400) 20 (33.3) 4 1 (−75) 4 (300) 8 (100) 11 (37.5)
Pharmaceutical therapy
 Nicotine replacement therapy 8 15 (87.5) 33 (120) 53 (60.6) 64 (20.8)           
 Non-nicotine medication 1 2 (100) 1 (−50) 0 (−100) 0 (−)           
 Herbal medicine 0 0 (−) 0 (−) 2 (−) 2 (0)           
 Alternative-Drug       14 19 (35.7) 38 (100) 53 (39.5) 70 (32.1)      
 Buprenorphine       15 36 (140) 107 (197.2) 223 (108.4) 328 (47.1)      
 Naltrexone (for drug use disorder)      21 35 (66.7) 73 (108.6) 135 (84.9) 164 (21.5)      
 Methadone       170 250 (47.1) 411 (64.4) 711 (73) 830 (16.7)      
 Herbal medicine       0 1 (−) 6 (500) 5 (−16.7) 8 (60)      
 Disulfiram therapy            4 8 (100) 12 (50) 10 (−16.7) 18 (80)
 Naltrexone (for Alcohol)            15 35 (133.3) 43 (22.9) 60 (39.5) 77 (28.3)
 Campral/acamprosate            0 6 (−) 5 (−16.7) 11 (120) 17 (54.5)
 Herbal medicine            1 1 (0) 5 (400) 6 (20) 3 (−50)