About the Journal
Movement Disorders, the official Journal of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, is a highly read and referenced Journal covering all topics of the field – both clinical and basic science. Subscribers receive supplements on special topics in addition to the monthly issues of the Journal.
The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) is pleased to announce that the Movement Disorders Journal impact factor has increased to 7.072, now ranking 13 out of 194 Clinical Neurology titles, according to the 2016 Thomson Reuters InCites Journal Citation Reports© rankings.
The impact factor of an academic journal is a performance measure based on the yearly average number of citations to recently published articles during the previous two years. This latest statistic marks the ninth consecutive year that the impact factor for the Journal has increased. Furthermore, it shows nearly a 17.7% increase, rising from 6.01 in 2015. The continued increase in impact factor reflects the number of citations resulting from the high quality research being published in the field of Movement Disorders.