Scope & Journal Information
BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF PAIN®, printed version: ISSN 2595-0118 and electronic version: ISSN 2595-3192, is the official publication of the Brazilian Society for the Study of Pain® (Sociedade Brasileira para o Estudo da Dor - SBED®). SBED® publishes original research on the nature, mechanisms, assessment and treatment of pain and provides a multidisciplinary forum for the dissemination of research in both basic and applied pain research.
The BrJP is directed towards all health professionals, including biologists, biomedical professionals, dentists, physical educators, nurses, pharmacists, pharmacologists, physiologists, physiotherapists, doctors, veterinary doctors, nutritionists, psychologists, occupational therapists, etc., and all professionals in any area of knowledge interested in the study and treatment of pain, members or not of the SBED.
The authors are fully responsible for the articles. The periodicity is quarterly and since May 2020 the articles have also been published in the modality of advanced publication or Ahead of Print (AOP). All papers submitted are peer-reviewed and the journal complies with the Uniform Requirements of Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals (URM - The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors - ICMJE).
Articles received are sent to 3-5 reviewers, who are asked to inform whether or not they accept the review within 3 days. After accepting to review the article, the evaluation must be returned in up to 15 days. The articles that require adjustments are returned to the authors. After the authors response, the articles are reevaluated by the same reviewers who did the first evaluation or by reviewers chosen by the Editor.
BrJP accepts the submission of articles with a maximum of 3500 words (excluding title page, abstract, references, tables, figures and legends). A total of six illustrations (tables and/or figures) are allowed.
Articles with no response from the authors after six months will be rejected, but may be resubmitted. There will be as many reviews as necessary, being the final approval decision made by the Editor. The authors shall guarantee that none of the material infringes any existing copyright or a third party right.
BrJP follows the Editorial Policy Statements of the Council of Science Editors (CSE). Additional information on ethical aspects and misconduct can be found on the website (http://sbed.org.br/) and the online submission system. The evaluation process is very rigorous and anonymity between authors and reviewers is protected. The journal does not charge authors for the articles submission. Manuscripts submitted to the BrJP are subject to evaluation through tools in order to detect plagiarism, duplication or fraud, and whenever these situations are identified, the Editor will contact the authors and their institutions. If such situations are detected, authors should be prepared for an immediate refusal of the manuscript. If the Editor is not aware of this situation prior to publication, the following issue will bring a disclaimer. The authors will have open access through the https://sbed.org.br/brazilian-journal-of-pain/ portal.
The BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF PAIN website can be found at https://brjp.org.br/.