Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services


Print ISSN: 0279-3695
Online ISSN: 1938-2413

Psychiatric nursing’s most trusted journal for over 50 years

The Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services is a monthly, peer-reviewed magazine for mental health nurses in a variety of community and institutional settings. For more than 50 years, the Journal has provided the most up-to-date, practical information available for today’s psychosocial nurse, including short contributions about psychopharmacology, mental health care of older adults, and child/adolescent disorders and issues. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

• Monthly feature, “Clip & Save: Drug Chart,” a one-page resource of up-to-date information on current medications for various psychiatric illnesses
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Articles posted online just 2 months after acceptance
• Continuing Nursing Education credits available each month

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

  • Current Issue
  • July 2015
  • Volume 53 · Issue 7
Table of Contents
Editorial Free

Young and Old Have New Issues With Being Transgender

Shirley A. Smoyak, RN, PhD, FAAN

News Free


Product Update Free

Product Update

Clip & Save Drug Chart

Drugs to Treat Depression


Do Psychiatric Medications Cause More Harm Than Good?

Robert H. Howland, MD

Aging Matters

Making Lemonade Out of Life’s Lemons: A View Into the World of Aging With Parkinson’s Disease

Danice B. Greer, PhD, RN; Melinda Hermanns, PhD, RN, BC, CNE, PN/FCN; Cheryl M. Cooper, PhD, MSN, RN

CNE Article

Psychosocial Effects of Health Disparities of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Older Adults

Andraya Zelle, BSN; Tamatha Arms, DNP, PMHNP-BC, NP-C

CNE Article

Improving Employment Outcomes in Assertive Community Treatment (ACT): The Role of the ACT Nurse

William R. Waynor, PhD, CRC, CPRP; Joni N. Dolce, MS, CRC, CPRP

CNE Article Free

Mobile Nurse Practitioner: A Pilot Program to Address Service Gaps Experienced by Homeless Individuals

Joan Alviar Fraino, DNP(c), RN-BC, CNL

CNE Quiz Free

CNE Quiz