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 8.324, now ranking 11 out of 197 Clinical Neurology titles, according to the 2017 Clarivate Analytics 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 10th consecutive year that the impact factor for the Journal has increased. Furthermore, it shows nearly a 17.7% increase, rising from 7.072 in 2016. The continued increase in impact factor reflects the number of citations resulting from the high quality research being published in Movement Disorders.