Basic information


Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria is the official journal of the Brazilian Academy of Neurology (ABN) since 1970. It publishes its consensuses and guidelines on neurology, educational and scientific material from its different departments and also guidance of interest to neurologists’ professional activities. Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria publishes one volume per year, consisting of twelve monthly issues, from January to December, in two versions:

  • Arq Neuropsiquiatr - ISSN 1678-4227 (online version)
  • Arq Neuropsiquiatr - ISSN 0004-282-X (printed version)

The abbreviated title of the journal is Arq Neuropsiquiatr, which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.



Indexing services

  The journal is indexed by:
  • ISI and JCR
  • Scopus and Scimago (Elsevier, 1998)
  • SciELO (1999)
  • Lilacs (Bireme, São Paulo, 1982)
  • QUALIS/CAPES (B2, 2009)
  • EMBASE - Excerpta Medica (Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1960)
  • MEDLINE (National Library of Medicine, Bethesda USA, 1966)
  • DOAJ
  • NLL (National Lending Library of Sciences and Technology, Boston, UK, 1947)
  • WHO/UNESCO (Word Medical Periodicals, 1949)
  • ISI (Institute for Scientifi c Information, Philadelphia USA, 1969)
  • JCR (2003)
  • Knowedge hub
  • Science Citation Index Expanded


Intellectual Property


All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY.

The on line journal has open and free access.





The journal receives support from the:

  • Programa de Apoio a Publicações Científicas of the Ministério da Ciência e Tecnologia (MCT), Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq), and of the Financiadora de Estudos e Projetos (FINEP)



Arquivos de Neuropsiquiatria