CNS Spectrums is an Index Medicus/MEDLINE journal designed to bridge the clinical information needs of 50,000 psychiatrists and neurologists. Introduced in 1996, CNS Spectrums reaches more physicians than any other peer-reviewed neuropsychiatric journal in the world. The 2007 ISI Journal Citation Reports’ Impact Factor for CNS Spectrums is 2.746 for Clinical Neurology and 3.409 for Psychiatry. The Impact Factor is based on a total of 1,179 citations. This ranking places CNS Spectrums in the top half of all Psychiatry and Neurology journals included in the study.
CNS Spectrums’ editorial mission is to address relevant neuropsychiatric topics, including the prevalence of comorbid diseases among patients, and original research and reports that emphasize the profound diagnostic and physiologic connections made within the neurologic and psychiatric fields. The journal’s goal is to serve as a resource to psychiatrists and neurologists seeking to understand and treat disturbances of cognition, emotion, and behavior as a direct consequence of central nervous system disease, illness, or trauma.