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Alzheimer's & Dementia®: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association

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The Alzheimer's Association founded and launched Alzheimer's & Dementia®: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association in 2005, providing a single publication for the global scientific community to share diverse knowledge about Alzheimer's science. This monthly publication is an influential journal in the field of Alzheimer's and dementia research and is indexed by MEDLINE.

About the journal

Alzheimer's & Dementia®: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association is a peer-reviewed journal that aims to bridge knowledge gaps separating traditional fields of dementia research by covering the entire spectrum from basic science to clinical trials and social and behavioral investigations. Alzheimer's & Dementia® is a forum for:

  • Rapid communication of new findings and ideas
  • Disseminating knowledge necessary for optimal translation of research findings into practical application and interventions
  • Increasing knowledge in diverse disciplines to promote early detection, diagnosis and/or interventions
  • Identifying promising new directions of research
  • Providing the scientific impetus for new initiatives

In July 2008, Alzheimer's & Dementia was accepted for indexing by MEDLINE, the premier bibliographic database of the National Library of Medicine, part of the National Institutes of Health. Inclusion in this prominent database signals recognition of the journal's scientific merit and contribution to the field of Alzheimer's research.

In 2014, Alzheimer's & Dementia had the second highest impact factor from among nearly 200 journals in its category. Impact factor reflects how often articles in a journal are cited by researchers and measures a journal's influence in the field.

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Stay current on the most promising research making an impact on Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Subscribe to the journal online. You can also subscribe by calling toll free in the United States and Canada at 800.654.2452, or internationally at 314.447.8871.


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The Alzheimer's & Dementia® Web site offers everyone free online access to editorial content, table of contents and abstracts. Print subscribers have access to full-text articles. Check out the current issue »


The journal encourages submission of interdisciplinary studies, in-depth reviews and commentaries by research colleagues. All research published in Alzheimer's & Dementia undergoes peer review, a process in which independent experts evaluate a study's scientific merit and confirm that its conclusions are justified.

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The Scientific Program Committee is now accepting submissions for poster
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