Research in Gerontological Nursing


Research in Gerontological Nursing

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

Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 0.930

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • July 2010
  • Volume 3 · Issue 3
Guest Editorial
Original Research: Phenomenological Investigation

Living in the Doldrums: The Lived Experience of Dispiritedness in Later Life

Howard Karl Butcher, PhD, RN, PMHCNS, BC; Meghan L. McGonigal-Kenney, MSN, RN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2010;3(3):148-161

Original Research: Mixed-Methods

Depression Training for Nurses: Evaluation of an Innovative Program

Marianne Smith, PhD, RN; Kristin M. Johnson, BA; Linda L. Seydel, MS, LNHA; Kathleen C. Buckwalter, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2010;3(3):162-175

Intervention Overview

Considerations in the Treatment of Geriatric Depression: Overview of Pharmacotherapeutic and Psychotherapeutic Treatment Interventions

Carlos H. Rojas-Fernandez, PharmD; Lisa J. Miller, PharmD, BCPP, CGP; Cheryl A. Sadowski, BSc (Pharm), PharmD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2010;3(3):176-186

Original Article: Model Description

The Collaborative Model of Mental Health Care for Older Iowans

Brian P. Kaskie, PhD; Kathleen C. Buckwalter, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2010;3(3):200-208

Original Research: Experimental

Effects of Reiki on Anxiety, Depression, Pain, and Physiological Factors in Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Nancy E. Richeson, PhD, CTRS; Judith A. Spross, PhD, RN, FAAN; Katherine Lutz, FNP, RN; Cheng Peng, PhD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2010;3(3):187-199

Secondary Analysis

Impact of Underlying Depression on Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Older Adults with Dementia

Linda L. Buettner, PhD, LRT, CTRS; Suzanne Fitzsimmons, MS, ARNP; William N. Dudley, PhD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2010;3(3):221-232

Literature Review

Double Jeopardy: Comorbid Anxiety and Depression in Late Life

Elizabeth Beattie, PhD, RN, FGSA; Nancy A. Pachana, PhD, MA; Sara J. Franklin, BPsych Sci (Hons.)

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2010;3(3):209-220

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