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Instructions for authors

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 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, and addiction.

Each article type published by The Journal of Headache and Pain follows a specific format, as detailed in the corresponding instructions for authors; please choose an article type from the list on the left to view the instructions for authors.

The instructions for authors includes information about preparing a manuscript for submission to The Journal of Headache and Pain, criteria for publication and the online submission process. Other relevant information about the journal's policies, the refereeing process and so on can be found in 'About this journal'.

The Journal of Headache and Pain publishes the following article types:

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