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Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology

Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology

eISSN: 15525708 | ISSN: 08919887 | Current volume: 37 | Current issue: 4 Frequency: Bi-monthly

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).

JGPN presents the results of clinical and research reviews and studies considering all aspects of the psychiatric and neurologic care of older adults, including age-related biologic, neurologic, psychiatric and neuropsychological conditions; psychosocial problems; forensic issues; and matters relating to caregiving. It welcomes discussion of advances in allied sciences as diverse as molecular biology and genetics, neuroimaging, neuropathology, neuropsychology, pharmacology, epidemiology and other areas of health sciences research relevant to psychiatric and neurologic understanding and care of older adults.

James M. Ellison, MD, MPH Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Managing Editor
Sherry P. Becker, MPH University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Associate Editors
Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Gary D. Miner University of California - Irvine, Irvine, California, USA (retired)
Editorial Board Members
Alireza Atri, MD, PhD Banner Health, Sun City, Arizona, USA
Brent Forester, MD, MSc Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Cynthia Greywolf, PhD, DNP-PMHNP, BC, APRN Southwest Care Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
David Harper, PhD McLean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA
Sehba Husain-Krautter, MD, PhD Icahn School at Mount Sinai, New York, USA
Ciro Rosario Ilardi, PhD SynLab SDN SpA, Naples, Italy
Helen H. Kyomen, MD, MS McLean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA
Sara Manning Peskin, MD, MS University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Linda A. Miner, PhD Southern Nazarene University, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Olivia I. Okereke, MD, MS Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
David Olson, MD, PhD Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Pawel Pomianowski, MD University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
Murray A. Raskind, MD VA Geriatric Research Education and Clinic Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
Barry Reisberg, MD Aging and Dementia Research Center, New York, New York, USA
Carl Salzman, MD Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Satlin, MD Intra-Cellular Therapies, New York, New York, USA
Lon Schneider, MD USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
Prabha Siddarth, PhD David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
Gary W. Small, MD Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA
Theodore Stern, MD Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts, USA
Sanjeev N. Vaishnavi, MD, PhD University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Yu-Tao Xiang, MD, PhD University of Macau, Macau SAR, China
Bao-Liang Zhong, MD, PhD Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
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