Gerontologische Fachzeitschriften

Alphabetisches Verzeichnis internationaler wissenschaftlicher Journals,
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Abstracts in Social Gerontology 
Current Literature on Aging
"Summary of current literature in the field of social gerontology"

Activities, Adaptation & Aging
"Provides a professional outlet for formal and informal research regarding the therapeutic value of activities in providing a high quality of life and caring environment (...) for the elderly."

Adultspan Journal 
"Official journal of the Association for Adult Development and Aging (AADA) [...] dedicated to publishing current information about research, theory, and practice in the field of adult development and aging."

Age and Ageing 
"Original articles and commissioned reviews on geriatric medicine and gerontology. Its range includes research on ageing and clinical, epidemiological and psychological aspects of later life."

Ageing and Society 
"Devoted to publishing papers which further the understanding of human ageing"

Ageing International
"Ageing International is a quarterly, peer-reviewed forum for communicating common concerns, exchanging discoveries and analyses in scientific research, and crystallizing significant social and health policy issues." 

Ageing Research
"Ageing Research is an international, online-only, Open Access, peer-reviewed journal, which publishes scientific papers on the latest advances in the research, diagnosis and treatment of all pathologies related to elderly patients."

Aging and Mental Health
"Addresses the mental changes associated with normal and abnormal or pathological aging, as well as the psychological and psychiatric problems of the aging population"

Aging – Clinical and Experimental Research 
"The areas covered by the journal include: biogerontology, neurosciences, epidemiology, clinical gerontology and geriatric assessment, social, economical and behavioural gerontology."

Aging, Neuropsychology, & Cognition
A Journal on Normal and Dysfunctional Development
"Promotes integration of theories, research findings and methods between cognitive gerontology and neuropsychology"

Aging Today
"Newspaper [...] providing high-quality journalistic coverage of what is happening in aging, where it is happening and when it is happening" 

American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 
"Presents the latest developments in geriatric psychiatry"

Archives of Gerontology & Geriatrics
"Provides a medium for the publication of papers from the fields of experimental gerontology and clinical and social geriatrics"

Australasian Journal on Ageing 
"Covers social gerontology, home and community services, health services research, geriatric medicine and biology of ageing."



Clinical Gerontologist 
"The journal is designed for psychologists, physicians, nurses, social workers, and counselors (family, pastoral, vocational), who work with the problems commonly found in later life"

Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders 
"Devoted exclusively to the study of cognitive dysfunction, ‘Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders’ concentrates on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s chorea and other neurodegenerative diseases"

Educational Gerontology
"Original research in the fields of gerontology, adult education, and the social and behavioural sciences"

European Journal of Ageing 
Social, Behavioural and Health Perspectives
"Offers a unique combination of European and multidisciplinary perspectives. It has been set up to improve the visibility and impact of European ageing and gerontology research"

European Journal of Geriatrics
Das wissenschaftliche Organ der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geriatrie 

Experimental Aging Research
"A life span developmental and aging journal dealing with research on the aging process from a psychological and psychobiological perspective"



"Quarterly Journal of the American Society on Aging. Each issue is devoted to bringing together the most useful and current knowledge about a specific topic in the field of aging, with emphasis on practice, research, and policy"

Geriatric Nursing
Official journal of the National Gerontological Nursing Association
"Developments in the management of acute and chronic disorders, providing practical advice on home and hospice care, managed care, advance directives, staff development and management advice, infection control, and client/caregiver education."

"The aim of this peer-reviewed journal is to provide a forum for reporting original research, review papers, and personal perspectives on the broad area of fitting technological environments to support changing life goals and lifestyle preferences into advanced age."

Gerontologist, The
"A multidisciplinary perspective on human aging through the publication of research and analysis in gerontology, including social policy, program development, and service delivery."

International Journal of Experimental and Clinical Gerontology
"Experimental contributions from diverse medical, biological and behavioral disciplines (...). Recent research on the clinical problems of aging and the practical applications of laboratory results is also included (...)."

Gerontology & Geriatrics Education
"Journal for those who teach others about older adults, how to work with the elderly, and those who serve the elderly themselves"

GeroPsych, Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry (bis 2009: Zeitschrift für Gerontopsychologie und -psychiatrie)
"An international and interdisciplinary journal that is devoted to publishing new and recent research in the fields of geriatric psychiatry, geriatrics, and gerontopsychology."

Hallym International Journal of Aging 
"Hallym University has been designated by the Korean Government as a university specializing in studies on aging [...]. The University publishes foreign countries’ research findings in the field of social and behavioral sciences carried out in Korea"

Human Development
"Publishes original articles on all aspects of development throughout the human life span, from infancy to aging. Both social and cognitive development are covered"

International Journal of Aging & Human Development, The
"Emphasis is upon psychological and social studies of aging and the aged"

International Journal of Aging and Society, The
"is peer-reviewed, supported by rigorous processes of criterion-referenced article ranking and qualitative commentary, ensuring that only intellectual work of the greatest substance and highest significance is published."

International Journal of Aging and Later Life (on line, Open Access)
"Serves an audience interested in social and cultural aspects of ageing and later life development. Contributions based on empirical work are also welcome as are methodologically interested discussions."

International Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (on line, Open Access)
A "peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, case reports, and clinical studies in all areas of Alzheimer's disease."

International Psychogeriatrics 
"Official journal of the International Psychogeriatric Association. [...] The journal aims to be the leading peer reviewed journal dealing with the mental health of older people throughout the world in all its aspects."

Internet Journal of Geriatrics and Gerontology, The (on line, Open Access)
"Peer reviewed journal. All information published is intended to have informational, academic, educational and/or research value."


Journal of A...

Journal of Aging & Health
"Deals with social and behavioural factors relating to ageing and health, emphasizing health and quality of life"

Journal of Aging & Physical Activity
"A multidisciplinary journal examines the dynamic relationship between physical activity and the aging process."

Journal of Aging & Social Policy
"As a forum for the analysis, argument, research, and advocacy of social policy as it affects the aging population, the journal is useful for all professionals engaged in policy and program development for the elderly"

Journal of Aging and Identity
"Is designed to examine the phenomenon of aging as it is presented in literature, popular culture, and the arts"

Journal of Aging Studies 
"The journal's aim is to feature scholarly papers offering new interpretations that challenge existing theory and empirical work."

Journal of Applied Gerontology 
"Publishes articles in all subdisciplines of ageing whose findings, conclusions or suggestions have clear and sometimes immediate applicability to the problems encountered by older persons"

Journal of Biosocial Science 
"Interdisciplinary and international journal in the field of biosocial science, [...] icluding social and biological aspects of reproduction and its control, gerontology, ecology, genetics, applied psychology, sociology, education, criminology [...]"

Journal of Clinical Geropsychology 
"Empirical, theoretical, review, and clinical papers on the assessment, diagnosis, categorization, prevention, and treatment of psychological problems in older adults"

Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology
"Emphasizes discussions of research findings, theoretical issues and applied approaches that deal with non-Western populations, as well as articles that provide a comparative orientation to the study of the aging process (...)."


Journal of D...

Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect
"Is devoted to bringing to light the causes, effects, treatment, and prevention of the mistreatment of older people"

Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 
Official Journal of the Boston Society for Gerontologic Psychiatry
"A forum for the expression and exchange of ideas as well as for the presentation of scientific articles, papers, and notes on geriatric-psychiatric issues."

Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology 
"Presents results of clinical and research studies pertaining to the care of elderly patients. Articles consider all aspects of psychiatric and neurologic care of aging patients"

Journal of Gerontological Social Work 
"Articles devoted to social work practice, theory, administration, and consultation in the field of aging"

Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological and Medical Sciences 
"Publishes articles on the biological aspects of aging in areas such as biochemistry, biodemography, cellular and molecular biology, comparative and evolutionary biology, endocrinology, exercise sciences, genetics, immunology, morphology, neuroscience, nutrition, pathology, pharmacology, physiology, vertebrate and invertebrate genetics, and biological underpinnings of late life diseases."
"Covers all medical sciences pertaining to aging, including basic medical science, clinical epidemiology, clinical research for medicine, dentistry, allied health sciences and nursing."

Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological and Social Sciences
"Publishes articles on applied, clinical and counseling, developmental, experimental, and social psychology of aging."
"Publishes articles dealing with aging issues from the fields of anthropology, demography, economics, epidemiology, geography, political science, public health, social history, social work, and sociology"


Journal of I...

Journal of Intergenerational Relationships
Programs, Policy, and Research
"Focusing exclusively on the intergenerational field from a practical, theoretical, and social policy perspective. (…) encompasses a variety of disciplines: social work, community development, health, psychology, anthropology, sociology, gerontology …"

Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, The
An International Journal
"Forum for scientific and clinical studies of nutrition’s effect on health development throughout the life span."

Journal of Religion, Spirituality & Aging
"The Journal of Religious Gerontology has been retitled the Journal of Religion, Spirituality & Aging to better reflect its focus. This interdisciplinary, interfaith professional journal explores the full spectrum of spirituality, religion, and aging issues."

Journal of Social Work in Long-Term Care
"A specialized publication for practitioners in the fields of social work, gerontology, and health care who are involved in providing services across the continuum of care for frail older adults and patients with chronic illness."

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
"Articles that are relevant in the broadest terms to the clinical care of older persons. Such articles may span a variety of disciplines and fields and may be of immediate, intermediate, or long-term potential benefit to clinical practice."

Journal of Women & Aging
"Provides practitioners, educators, researchers, and administrators with the most current information available on delivering quality care and services to older women."



Medien & Altern – Zeitschrift für Forschung und Praxis
Interdisziplinäre Plattform für kommunikationswissenschaftliche, literatur- und medienwissenschaftliche, erziehungswissenschaftliche, psychologische, soziologische sowie gerontologische Perspektiven auf das Themenfeld "Medien und Alter/n"

Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics
"Current trends in geriatric rehabilitation"

Psychology & Aging
"Is devoted exclusively to publishing research on the physiological and behavioral aspects of adult development and aging"

Research on Aging
"A Quarterly of Social Gerontology and Adult Development"

Reviews in Clinical Gerontology
"Brings together specially commissioned international reviews on recent developments in geriatric medicine (including rehabilitation, nursing care and psychiatry of old age) and in biological, psychological and social gerontology"

Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie
"Originalarbeiten aus dem Gesamtgebiet der Gerontologie, Geriatrie sowie der Psychologie und Soziologie des Alterns und der praktischen Altenhilfe"

Zeitschrift für Gerontopsychologie & -psychiatrie (neu ab 2010: GeroPsych, Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry)
"Schwerpunkte: Forschungsmethodik und Methodenentwicklung für den Bereich des höheren Lebensalters"