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
  • January/February 2014
  • Volume 7 · Issue 1

RGN Matters: Celebrating Milestones

Christine R. Kovach, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2014;7(1):2-3

Guest Editorial

Efforts to Promote Physical Activity Must Battle Ageist Stereotypes

Lorraine J. Phillips, PhD, RN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2014;7(1):4-5

State of the Science Commentary

Measurement of Quality of Life Outcomes

Eileen Danaher Hacker, PhD, APN, AOCN; Sheryl Zimmerman, PhD; Sandra C. Burgener, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2014;7(1):7-12

Featured Intervention Study
Research Brief

Potential Prescription Drug Misuse in Assisted Living

Nicholas G. Castle, PhD; Steven M. Handler, MD, PhD, CMD; Laura M. Wagner, PhD, RN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2014;7(1):25-32

Empirical Research

Predictors of Diminished Levels of Social Integration in Older Adults

Nicholas R. Nicholson, PhD, MPH, RN, PHCNS-BC; Jane K. Dixon, PhD; Ruth McCorkle, PhD, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2014;7(1):33-43

Key Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Common Dementias: Prevalence and Implications for Caregivers, Clinicians, and Health Systems

Tatiana I. Sadak, PhD, ARNP; Jodie Katon, PhD; Cornelia Beck, PhD, RN, FAAN; Barbara B. Cochrane, PhD, RN, FAAN; Soo Borson, MD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2014;7(1):44-52

Thank You to Reviewers

2012–2013 Reviewers

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2014;7(1):13

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