Research in Gerontological Nursing


Print ISSN: 1940-4921
Online ISSN: 1938-2464

The premier journal for geriatric nurse researchers

Research in Gerontological Nursing is a bimonthly, peer-reviewed publication offering cutting-edge, interdisciplinary gerontological nursing research to educators, academicians, clinicians, and policymakers involved with older adults in all health care settings. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

• Quantitative, qualitative, methodological, and theoretical research articles
• Featured intervention studies
• The annual State of the Science Commentary, authored by national gerontological leaders
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Manuscripts posted online just 2 months after acceptance

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

  • Current Issue
  • May/June 2017
  • Volume 10 · Issue 3
Table of Contents
Editorial Free

Approaches to Affective, Behavioral, and Cognitive Symptoms of Individuals with Dementia: A Thorny Issue and a Rose by Another Name

Christine R. Kovach, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA; Ann Kolanowski, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi, PhD, RN

Empirical Research

Depression in Family Caregivers of Mexican Descent: Exacerbated by Stress and Mitigated by Mutuality

Janice D. Crist, PhD, RN, FNGNA, FAAN; Alice Pasvogel, PhD, RN; Laura A. Szalacha, EdD; Brooke A. Finley, BSN, RN

Empirical Research
Empirical Research
Instrument Development

Developing the Supporting Choice Observational Tool (SCOT): A Formative Assessment Tool to Assist Nursing Home Staff in Realizing Resident Choice

Jennifer A. Palmer, PhD, MS; Victoria A. Parker, DBA, EdM; James F. Burgess, PhD; Dan Berlowitz, MD, MPH; A. Lynn Snow, PhD; Susan L. Mitchell, MD, MPH; Christine W. Hartmann, PhD

State of the Science Supplemental Data

Falls and Fall Prevention in Older Adults With Early-Stage Dementia: An Integrative Review

Helen W. Lach, PhD, CNL, FGSA, FAAN; Barbara E. Harrison, PhD, APRN, GNP-BC, FGSA; Sutthida Phongphanngam, PhD, APN