Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry

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Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry  
LanguageEnglish
Edited byMatthew C. Kiernan
Publication details
Former name(s)
Journal of Neurology and Psychopathology, Journal of Neurology and Psychiatry
History1920-present
Publisher
FrequencyMonthly
8.234 (2019)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatry
Indexing
ISSN0022-3050 (print)
1468-330X (web)
Links

The Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal published by the BMJ Group. It covers research and reviews in the fields of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry. Its Editor-in-Chief is Matthew Kiernan.[1] (University of Sydney).

History[edit]

The journal was established in 1920 by Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wilson as the Journal of Neurology and Psychopathology. Wilson was the head of a nine-member editorial committee which, besides Wilson, consisted of Thomas Graham Brown, Carey Coombs, Henry Devine, Bernard Hart, Maurice Nicoll, Charles Stanford Read, Roy Mackenzie Stewart, and Charles Symonds.[2] The journal was renamed Journal of Neurology and Psychiatry from 1938 to 1944, and then obtained its current title.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in Web of Science Core Collection: Science Citation Index, Science Citation Index Extended, BIOSIS Previews, Index Medicus/MEDLINE, Current Contents, Scopus, Excerpta Medica/EMBASE, Life Sciences, PubMed Central (BMJ Open Access Special Collection), CINAHL and Google Scholar. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2019 impact factor of 8.234 and is ranked 3/210 in the category "Surgery", 8/155 in "Psychiatry" and 12/204 in "Clinical Neurology".

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry". Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  2. ^ "Journal of Neurology and Psychopathology". 1. 1920: iii. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

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