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The Journal of Headache and Pain

The Journal of Headache and Pain

Editor-in-Chief: Paolo Martelletti

ISSN: 1129-2377 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10194

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  • Ranked 2nd in the field of headache research
  • Official journal of the European Headache Federation and Lifting the Burden
  • Multi-disciplinary focus on headache and related pain management

The Journal of Headache and Pain is specifically dedicated to researchers involved in all aspects of headache and related pain, including theory, methodology, clinical practice and care. The journal's scope is broad, reflecting the wide application of scientific advances to every branch of headache and related pain management. Within a multidisciplinary perspective, The Journal of Headache and Pain covers headache and related pain syndromes in the following fields: genetics, neurology, internal medicine, clinical pharmacology, child neuropediatrics, anesthesiology, rheumatology, otology, dentistry, neurotraumatology, neurosurgery, psychiatry, pain management, addiction, public health and epidemiology.

Official Journal of the European Headache Federation

Official Journal of Lifting The Burden - The Global Campaign against Headache

For authors and readers: All articles are published under the Creative Commons Attribution licence. You can read, redistribute and reuse the articles for free, as long as you cite the authors of the original work properly. 

The journal went open access in 2011, which means that all articles published since then are freely available online.

Related subjects » Anesthesiology - Internal Medicine - Neurology

Impact Factor: 3.58 (2016) * 

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    The Journal of Headache and Pain is a peer-reviewed open access journal published under the brand SpringerOpen. It is specifically dedicated to researchers involved in all aspects of headache and related pain, including theory, methodology, clinical practice and care. The journal's scope is broad, reflecting the wide application of scientific advances to every branch of headache and related pain management. Within a multidisciplinary perspective, The Journal of Headache and Pain covers headache and related pain syndromes in the following fields: genetics, neurology, internal medicine, clinical pharmacology, child neuropediatrics, anesthesiology, rheumatology, otology, dentistry, neurotraumatology, neurosurgery, psychiatry, pain management, addiction, public health, and epidemiology.

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