Alzheimer's & Dementia

The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's & Dementia - ISSN 1552-5260
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 3.339 Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP):
SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 5.45 SCImago Journal Rank (SJR):
SJR is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and a qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.
Impact Factor: 14.423 (2018) Impact Factor:
The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two preceding years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
5 Year Impact Factor: 13.533 (2018) Five-Year Impact Factor:
To calculate the five year Impact Factor, citations are counted in 2016 to the previous five years and divided by the source items published in the previous five years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
Volumes: Volume 15
Issues: 12 issues
ISSN: 15525260

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The mission of Alzheimer's & Dementia: Journal of the Alzheimer's Association is to bridge the knowledge gaps across a wide range of bench-to-bedside investigation. The journal publishes the results of studies in: behavior, biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, pharmacology, physiology, protein chemistry, neurology, neuropathology, psychiatry, geriatrics, neuropsychology, epidemiology, sociology, health services research, health economics, political science and public policy. Content emphasizes interdisciplinary investigations, integrative/translational articles, related to: etiology, risk factors, early detection, disease modifying interventions, prevention of dementia and applications of new technologies in health services.



The journal publishes

  • comprehensive reviews;
  • research articles;
  • information on clinical trials;
  • short reports;
  • in-depth perspectives/open-peer commentaries;
  • theoretical and/or translational papers that attempt integrate knowledge across discipline;
  • history & politics of science/brief biographies;
  • abstracts of papers presented at international meetings; and
  • negative results, particularly clinical trials, as short communications.



The ultimate objective is to create a novel forum for:

  • rapid communication of new findings, ideas or perspectives;
  • disseminating knowledge, across the spectrum of basic to clinical studies, necessary for optimal translation of research findings into practical applications/interventions;
  • integrating knowledge across disciplines;
  • increase knowledge in diverse disciplines to promote early detection/diagnosis and/or interventions;
  • formulating new theories and/or strategies for the rigorous testing of theories or their predictions;
  • identifying promising new directions of research;
  • providing the scientific impetus for new initiatives; and
  • public policies concerning research on prevention and new models of health services.



Alzheimer's & Dementia is indexed/abstracted in Index Medicus/MEDLINE, Scopus, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch®), Current Contents®/Clinical Medicine, Neuroscience Citation Index®, and Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition.