The Turkish Journal of Neurology has been published quarterly in March, June, September and December as the official journal of the Turkish Neurological Society since 1995. The journal has been also available online since 2004. A peer-reviewed system is used to select manuscripts for publication. The journal is published in Turkish and English languages ( Original research articles are particularly supported and encouraged.

The journal aims to update knowledge of neurology throughout Türkiye and region with research articles, reviews, case reports, short communications, letters to the editor, and clinical images in the field of neurology. To retain interdisciplinary transfer of information between the areas of neuroscience and to undertake a novel effort in the international representation and attribution of published articles are the other aims of the journal.

The target readers of the Turkish Journal of Neurology include neurologists and neurology residents as well as other physicians working in the field of neurological sciences.

Turkish Journal of Neurology is indexed in Web of Science; Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Embase, Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), EBSCO Host Research Databases, CINAHL Complete, Scopus, ProQuest, Gale/Cengage Learning, British Library, Tübitak/Ulakbim TR Dizin, J-Gate, IdealOnline, Türkiye Citation Index, Türk Medline, Hinari, GOALI, ARDI, OARE, AGORA.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supporting a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Open Access Policy is based on rules of Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI). By “open access” to [peer-reviewed research literature], we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, is right of authors to retain control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.

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Instructions for Authors

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Material Disclaimer

Scientific and legal responsibilities pertaining to the papers belong to the authors. Contents of the manuscripts and the accuracy of references are also the author’s responsibility. The Turkish Neurological Society, the Editor, the Editorial Board or the publisher do not accept any responsibility for opinions expressed in articles.

Financial expenses of the journal are covered by Turkish Neurological Society.


The Turkish Journal of Neurology is delivered complimentarily to the members of Turkish Neurological Society and other scientists and physicians interested in neurology. Tables of contents, abstracts and full texts of all articles published are accessible free of charge through the web site since 2004. For subscriptions, please contact the Turkish Neurological Society.


Turkish Neurological Society

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Phone: +90 312 435 59 92
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