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Explore our journals in neurology

 

 

 

 

Acceptance rate: 39%

Time to first decision: 5 days

Citescore: 0.9

 

 

*without review

Acceptance rate: 9%

Time to first decision*: 4 days

Citescore: 7.0

Journal Impact Factor: 9.893

JIF Rank (Clinical Neurology): 15/212

Acceptance rate: 9%

Time to first decision*: 4 days

Citescore: 15.1

Journal Impact Factor: 13.654

JIF Rank (Clinical Neurology): 7/212 

Acceptance rate: 42%

Time to first decision: 24 days

Citescore: 3.9 

 

 

 

 

Acceptance rate: 22%

Time to first decision: 26 days

Citescore: 15.1

Journal Impact Factor: 8.572

JIF Rank (Neuroimaging): 1/14 

*without review

Acceptance rate: 47%

Time to first decision*: 6 days

Citescore: 3.9

Journal Impact Factor: 3.007

JIF Rank (Med, Gen & Internal): 86/172

Launched in 2022

 

 

 

 

Citescore: 10.2

Journal Impact Factor: 96.216

JIF Rank (Med, Gen & Internal): 4/172

Neurology: 2022 open access highlights

Most read open access articles published in 2022:

Our open access content received on average 7 times more views than other content.

 

Top mentioned open access articles published in 2022:

Cognitive and neuropsychiatric effects of noradrenergic treatment in Alzheimer’s disease: systematic review and meta-analysis

 

 

Neurodegenerative disease risk among former international rugby union players

 

 

Improvement of behavioural pattern and alpha-synuclein levels in autism spectrum disorder after consumption of a beta-glucan food supplement in a randomised, parallel-group pilot clinical study

 

 

Association of obesity with disease outcome in multiple sclerosis

 

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BMJ Mental Health (formerly Evidence-Based Mental Health) is an open access journal supporting mental health researchers and practitioners in improving patient and carer outcomes. The journal facilitates multidisciplinary collaboration among psychiatrists, psychologists and other mental health professionals, encourages debate on clinically relevant topics, and informs real world practice.

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BMJ Oncology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing across the broad spectrum of cancer research, investigation, treatment and practice. Its mission is to optimise cancer care and improve patient outcomes. The journal prioritises high quality original research and review papers across the broad spectrum of cancer research, investigation, treatment and practice.

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