Purpose and objectives
Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria is the official journal of the Brazilian Academy of Neurology. The mission of the journal is to provide neurologists, specialists and researchers in Neurology and related fields with open access to original articles (clinical and translational research), editorials, reviews, historical papers, neuroimages and letters about published manuscripts. It also publishes the consensus and guidelines on Neurology, as well as educational and scientific material from the different scientific departments of the Brazilian Academy of Neurology.
The ultimate goals of the journal are to contribute to advance knowledge in the areas of Neurology and Neuroscience, and to provide valuable material for training and continuing education for neurologists and other health professionals working in the area. These goals might contribute to improving care for patients with neurological diseases. We aim to be the best Neuroscience journal in Latin America within the peer review system.
Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria publishes one volume per year, consisting of twelve monthly issues, from January to December, in two versions:
TYPES OF CONTRIBUTION
Texts should present characteristics that allow them to fit into the following sections:
The texts should be unpublished, clear and concise, and in English both for the online version and for the printed version.
Only clear and concise texts in English will be accepted.
The section Brazilian Academy of Neurology may be published in Portuguese and is only included in the printed form.
It is essential that manuscripts should conform to the international standards of text composition that have been adopted by Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria.
|Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria adopted
the editorial standards of the International Committee of Medical
Journal Editors (ICMJE) for manuscripts submitted to journals in biomedical fields, as update in October 2005 (www.icmje.org).
Authors must submit their originals in the Microsoft Word text processing format, using font size 12 (Arial or Times New Roman). The text must contain, in this order:
Avoid citing the region of place where the work was conducted, except in regional studies; otherwise, the work may cease to have universal interest.
Complete given names and surnames.
3) Complementary information:
4) Abstract and Resumo (in Portuguese) or Resumen (in Spanish):
Up to 250 words for Original Articles and Views and Reviews and 150 words for Historical Notes.
5) Keywords and Palavras-chave (in Portuguese) or Palabras-Clave (in Spanish):
Only use terms that are include in the English-language Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) and the Portuguese-language Health Science Descriptions (http://decs.bvs.br/).
b) Historical Notes: up to 2.
Submit tables as complementary files, include sequential number, title and legend.
b) Historical Notes and Letters: up to 2.
c) Images in Neurology: up to 4.
All figures must be submitted in JPG , TIFF or PNG format.
a. artwork in black and white: 1,200 dpi/ppi.
a) Original Articles: up to 40;
Be listed at the end of the article in the order in which they appear in the text.
Submission of manuscripts
Only online submissions will be accepted: https://mc04.manuscriptcentral.com/anp-scielo.
Articles submitted to the Editorial Board for publication must include:
Processing of the manuscript
The journal's office will verify whether the manuscript is in conformity with the Instructions for Authors and whether it fits within the scope of Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria.
Manuscripts that do not meet these requirements will be rejected (reply within seven days).
An Editor-in-Chief will be designated (reply within seven days).
The Editor-in-Chief designates an Associate Editor (reply within seven days).
The Associate Editor indicates the reviewers. The process of seeking, inviting and designating reviewers will be completed within seven days. Reviewers have 15 days to submit their recommendation.
The author can follow the processing of the manuscript on the website (http://mc04.manuscriptcentral.com/anp-scielo).
ACCEPT OF THE ARTICLE
Manuscripts will be accepted in accordance with the chronological order in which they reach the final format, after fulfilling all stages of the editorial processing.
Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria does not require fees for publication of accepted manuscripts.
PUBLICATION OF THE ARTICLE
The manuscript will be published both in online and in printed form;
Original Articles may be published in advance online in the Ahead of Print (AOP) form and may be cited even if they have not been published formally.
It is established at the outset that the authors will assume the intellectual and legal responsibility for the results described and for the remarks presented. The authors also agree to publication exclusively in this journal and to automatically transfer reproduction rights and permissions to the journal's publisher.
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