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Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology

Ann Arbor VA Medical Center
2013 Impact Factor: 1.629
2013 Ranking: 29/49 in Geriatrics & Gerontology | 83/136 in Psychiatry (SCI) | 130/194 in Clinical Neurology
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology brings together original research, clinical reviews, and timely case reports on all aspects of neuropsychiatric care of aging patients, including age-related biologic, neurologic, and psychiatric illnesses; psychosocial problems; forensic issues; and family care.

The journal offers clinicians and investigators from geriatric psychiatry, neurology, psychology, nursing, and social work the latest peer-reviewed information from respected researchers on cognitive, mood, anxiety, addictive, and sleep disorders in older patients. JGPN describes tested diagnostic tools and practical, cost-effective therapies. It also pursues advances in allied sciences as diverse as molecular biology and genetics, brain imaging, neuropathology, neuropsychology, pharmacology, epidemiology, and health sciences research.


Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology covers the full range of geriatric neuropsychiatric disorders. Some of the areas regularly reported on include:

  • Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
  • Behavioral and mood complications of neurological disorders, such as stroke, Parkinson's disease, and primary dementias.
  • Delirium
  • Depression and other mood disorders
  • Late-life addictions
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Sleep disorders
  • Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Complications of bereavement


Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology also increases your working knowledge of topics important to your practice, such as:

  • Evaluative methods
  • Delivery of care
  • Drug therapies
  • Therapeutics in dementia
  • Approaches from the viewpoints of health services research, mental health, and health systems
  • New agents
  • Genetics and diagnosis
  • Neuroimaging
  • Caregiver issues
  • Other psychiatric illnesses such as addiction and psychosis
  • Economics of psychiatric care
  • Ethical challenges
  • Late life psychosis


Every so often, Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology presents issues or parts of issues that focus on specific topics.  

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

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Individual Single Print Issue $72.00
Frequency: Quarterly eISSN: 1552-5708 ISSN: 0891-9887
Months of Distribution: March , June , September , December Current Volume: 28 Current Issue: 2
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