Cephalalgia (journal)

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Cephalalgia (journal)

Cephalalgia is a peer-reviewed medical journal that focuses on all aspects of headaches, including the study of migraine, cluster headache, tension-type headache, and other headache disorders. The journal serves as a primary source for both clinical and basic science research in the field of headache medicine. It publishes original research articles, review articles, case reports, and letters to the editor that contribute to the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of headache disorders.

Scope and Coverage[edit | edit source]

Cephalalgia covers a wide range of topics related to headache disorders. This includes, but is not limited to, the pathophysiology of headaches, neurological examination, imaging and diagnostic techniques, genetic predispositions, and advances in treatment options. The journal aims to bridge the gap between basic science research and clinical practice, providing a platform for the dissemination of significant findings that can impact patient care.

Editorial Board[edit | edit source]

The editorial board of Cephalalgia consists of leading experts in the field of headache medicine from around the world. These members are responsible for ensuring the scientific quality of the content published in the journal. They review submissions for their scientific accuracy, relevance, and contribution to the field.

Abstracting and Indexing[edit | edit source]

Cephalalgia is indexed in several major databases, including PubMed, Scopus, and the Web of Science. This ensures that the articles published in the journal are accessible to a wide audience of researchers, clinicians, and other healthcare professionals interested in headache disorders.

Impact Factor[edit | edit source]

The impact factor of Cephalalgia is an important metric that reflects the average number of citations to recent articles published in the journal. It is used as an indicator of the journal's prestige and influence within the medical and scientific communities.

Submission Guidelines[edit | edit source]

Authors looking to submit their work to Cephalalgia must adhere to the journal's submission guidelines. These guidelines detail the manuscript preparation process, including formatting, style, and the peer review process. The journal encourages submissions that make significant contributions to the field of headache research.

Open Access[edit | edit source]

Cephalalgia offers an open access option, allowing authors to make their articles freely available to anyone worldwide. This promotes greater dissemination and accessibility of research findings, contributing to the advancement of knowledge in the field of headache medicine.

International Headache Society[edit | edit source]

Cephalalgia is the official journal of the International Headache Society (IHS), a world-leading organization dedicated to the study and treatment of headache and face pain. The IHS supports the journal in its mission to advance headache science, education, and management.


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