Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy

The Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy is an English multidisciplinary peer-reviewed international journal publishing articles on all topics related to epilepsy and seizure disorders, epilepsy surgery, neurology, neurosurgery, and neuropsychology in childhood. These topics include the basic sciences related to the condition itself, the differential diagnosis, natural history, and epidemiology of seizures, and the investigation and practical management of epilepsy (including drug treatment, neurosurgery and non-medical and behavioral treatments). Use of model organisms and in vitro techniques relevant to epilepsy are also acceptable. Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy provides an in-depth update on new subjects and current comprehensive coverage of the latest techniques used in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood epilepsy.

Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy encourages submissions from all authors throughout the world. The following articles will be considered for publication: editorials, original and review articles, short report, rapid communications, case reports, letters to the editor, and book reviews. Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy has fast turnaround times with less than two weeks to first decision on average. The journals also offers free proofreading services.

The aim of the journal is to share and disseminate knowledge between all disciplines in the field of epilepsy in childhood. This journal is a publication of the World Pediatric Society.

The Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy is available in print and online. Articles published ahead of print are available via the eFirst service on the Thieme E-Journals platform.


Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy is affiliated with:

  • African Regional Executive Committee of International Bureau of Epilepsy
  • Albanian League Against Epilepsy
  • Argentinean League Against Epilepsy
  • Azerbaijan League Against Epilepsy
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina League Against Epilepsy
  • Brazilian League Against Epilepsy
  • Cuban League Against Epilepsy
  • Cyprus Epilepsy Society
  • Epilepsy Association of Pakistan
  • Epilepsy Council of Malaysian Society of Neurosciences
  • Epilepsy Special Interest Group of Myanmar
  • Iraqi Chapter Against Epilepsy
  • Italian League Against Epilepsy
  • Kuwait League Against Epilepsy
  • Kyrgyz League Against Epilepsy
  • Malian League Against Epilepsy
  • Nepal Epilepsy Society
  • Norwegian Chapter of International League Against Epilepsy
  • Paraguayan League Against Epilepsy
  • Romanian Society Against Epilepsy
  • Rwandan League Against Epilepsy
  • Saudi Epilepsy Society
  • T. Geladze Georgian League Against Epilepsy
  • Tunisian Association Against Epilepsy
  • Ukrainian League Against Epilepsy
  • Union of Serbian and Montenegrin Leagues Against Epilepsy
  • Uruguayan League Against Epilepsy


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