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Aims and scope

The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery, the official publication of The Egyptian Society of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery (ESNPN), is a peer-reviewed, open access journal publishing articles in the field of clinical neurosciences, including neurology, psychiatry and neurosurgery. The journal presents cutting edge research on technical and clinical studies of health, ethical and social issues in the field of clinical neurosciences.  

Open access


All articles published by the The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers. Further information about open access can be found here.

As authors of articles published in the The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery​​​​​​​ you are the copyright holders of your article and have granted to any third party, in advance and in perpetuity, the right to use, reproduce or disseminate your article, according to the SpringerOpen copyright and license agreement.

For those of you who are US government employees or are prevented from being copyright holders for similar reasons, SpringerOpen can accommodate non-standard copyright lines. Please contact us if further information is needed.

Article-processing charges

The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery is supported through an agreement between Springer Nature and the Specialized Presidential Council for Education and Scientific Research (Government of Egypt), therefore author-payable article-processing charges do not apply.

Indexing services

All articles published in  The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery are included in:

  • DOAJ
  • EMBASE
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • OCLC
  • Scopus
  • Semantic Scholar
  • Google Scholar
  • Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  • Naver
  • ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  • ProQuest-ExLibris Summon

The full text of all articles is deposited in digital archives around the world to guarantee long-term digital preservation. You can also access all articles published by SpringerOpen on SpringerLink. We are working closely with relevant indexing services including PubMed Central and Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics) to ensure that articles published in  The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery will be available in their databases when appropriate

Peer-review policy

Peer-review is the system used to assess the quality of a manuscript before it is published. Independent researchers in the relevant research area assess submitted manuscripts for originality, validity and significance to help editors determine whether the manuscript should be published in their journal. You can read more about the peer-review process here.

The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery operates a double-blind peer-review system, where the reviewers do not know the names or affiliations of the authors and the reviewer reports provided to the authors are anonymous. Submitted manuscripts will generally be reviewed by two to three experts who will be asked to evaluate whether the manuscript is scientifically sound and coherent, whether it duplicates already published work, and whether or not the manuscript is sufficiently clear for publication. Reviewers will also be asked to indicate how interesting and significant the research is. The Editors will reach a decision based on these reports and, where necessary, they will consult with members of the Editorial Board.

Citing articles in The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery

Articles in The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery should be cited in the same way as articles in a traditional journal. Because articles are not printed, they do not have page numbers; instead, they are given a unique article number.

Article citations follow this format:

Authors: Title. Egypt J Neurol Psychiatry Neurosurg [year], [volume number]:[article number].

e.g. Roberts LD, Hassall DG, Winegar DA, Haselden JN, Nicholls AW, Griffin JL: Increased hepatic oxidative metabolism distinguishes the action of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor delta from Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor gamma in the Ob/Ob mouse. Egypt J Neurol Psychiatry Neurosurg 2009, 1:115.

1:115 refers to article 115 from Volume 1 of the journal.

Editorial policies


All manuscripts submitted to The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery should adhere to SpringerOpen's editorial policies.

Once your article is accepted, it will be processed by production and published shortly afterwards. In some cases, articles may be held for a short period of time prior to publication. If you have any concerns or particular requirements please contact the Journal.

Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.

Appeals and complaints


If you wish to appeal a rejection or make a complaint you should, in the first instance, contact the Editor who will provide details of the journal's complaints procedure.

Why publish your article in The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery?


High visibility

The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery's open access policy allows maximum visibility of articles published in the journal as they are available to a wide, global audience. 

Speed of publication

The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery offers a fast publication schedule whilst maintaining rigorous peer review; all articles must be submitted online, and peer review is managed fully electronically (articles are distributed in PDF form, which is automatically generated from the submitted files). Articles will be published with their final citation after acceptance, in both fully browsable web form, and as a formatted PDF; the article will then be available through The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery and SpringerOpen.

Flexibility

Online publication in The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery gives you the opportunity to publish large datasets, large numbers of color illustrations and moving pictures, to display data in a form that can be read directly by other software packages so as to allow readers to manipulate the data for themselves, and to create all relevant links (for example, to PubMed, to sequence and other databases, and to other articles).

Promotion and press coverage

Articles published in The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery are included in article alerts and regular email updates. 
In addition, articles published in The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery may be promoted by press releases to the general or scientific press. These activities increase the exposure and number of accesses for articles published in The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery

Copyright

Authors of articles published in The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery retain the copyright of their articles and are free to reproduce and disseminate their work (for further details, see the copyright and license agreement).

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