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Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association

University of Rochester School of Nursing, USA

Official Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association

2013 SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) Score: 0.443
11/41 in Psychiatric Mental Health (Scopus®)
Source: SCImago 2013 Journal Rankings

Nurses Turn to JAPNA for Cutting Edge Information on Psychiatric Nursing Practice, Education, and Research. . .

The Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (JAPNA) provides quality, up-to-date information to promote psychiatric nursing, improve mental health care for culturally diverse individuals, families, groups, and communities, as well as shape health care policy for the delivery of mental health services.

The Journal publishes both clinical and research articles relevant to psychiatric nursing. Authors describe critical and timely analyses of the emerging issues and trends in psychiatric nursing, and present innovative models of practice related to mental health care systems. JAPNA, a peer-reviewed journal, not only publishes original research and practice-focused articles, but also features editorials, interviews, briefings, and letters to the editors. The Journal’s expert content provides psychiatric nurses with the newest effective nursing practices, innovative therapeutic approaches, significant information trends, and useful, clinically-focused research in psychiatric-mental health nursing and its related subspecialties.

In JAPNA, the reader will find timely, well edited and reader friendly content aimed at a wide audience of psychiatric nurses such as:

  • Education, Clinical and Practice-focused articles
  • Original Research articles
  • Features on topics such as Health Policy and Psychopharmacology
  • Significant News from the American Psychiatric Nurses Association

Practice-focused articles address important topics on:

  • Psychiatric disorders such as substance abuse and PTSD
  • Regulatory issues for psychiatric-mental health nurses
  • Staffing and other issues relevant to inpatient units
  • Community mental health practice and emergency care

JAPNA publishes a blend of unique features and authoritative content making it one of the most respected publications in psychiatric nursing available. Why not subscribe today or recommend this important journal to your institutional librarian? If your library subscribes, you and your colleagues will have receive online access!

The Journal also occasionally complements its broad coverage with supplements (with continuing education credit) on a particular psychiatric disorder, including the current treatments and management strategies.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Subscription Information :
Institutional Subscription, Combined (Print & E-access) $609.00
Institutional Subscription & Backfile Lease, Combined Plus Backfile (Current Volume Print & All Online Content) $670.00
Institutional Subscription, E-access $548.00
Institutional Subscription & Backfile Lease, E-access Plus Backfile (All Online Content) $609.00
Institutional Backfile Purchase, E-access (Content through 1998) $549.00
Institutional Subscription, Print Only $597.00
Individual Subscription, Print Only $181.00

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Institutional, Single Print Issue $109.00
Individual Single Print Issue $39.00
Frequency: Bi-monthly eISSN: 1532-5725 ISSN: 1078-3903
Months of Distribution: January , March , May , July , September , November Current Volume: 21 Current Issue: 2
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