Clinical Journal of Pain
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Clinical Journal of Pain

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 07498047, 15365409
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Ltd.
History: 1985-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories


The Clinical Journal of Pain explores all aspects of pain and its effective treatment, bringing readers the insights of leading anesthesiologists, surgeons, internists, neurologists, orthopedists, psychiatrists and psychologists, clinical pharmacologists, and rehabilitation medicine specialists. This peer-reviewed journal presents timely and thought-provoking articles on clinical dilemmas in pain management; valuable diagnostic procedures; promising new pharmacological, surgical, and other therapeutic modalities; psychosocial dimensions of pain; and ethical issues of concern to all medical professionals. The journal also publishes Special Topic issues on subjects of particular relevance to the practice of pain medicine.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

Clinical Journal of Pain
SCR Impact Factor

Clinical Journal of Pain
SCR Journal Ranking

Clinical Journal of Pain
SCImago SJR Rank

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.


Clinical Journal of Pain
Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Clinical Journal of Pain
Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Clinical Journal of Pain
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    2.757 3.094 3.675
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    2.865 3.275 3.655
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    2.996 3.374 3.439
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    3.081 3.164 3.495
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    2.89 3.381 3.422
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    2.973 3.2 3.238
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    3.29 3.367 3.548
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    2.805 3.214 3.389
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    2.805 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    3.273 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    2.954 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    3.275 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    3.581 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    3.848 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    3.702 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    3.437 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    3.214 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    3.306 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    4.195 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    2.778 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    2.335 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    1.984 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    1.869 NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only




Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?

III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

Clinical Journal of Pain

The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


Clinical Journal of Pain
H-Index History