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Edited By: Toshihisa Tanaka

Impact Factor: 1.693

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 37/49 (Geriatrics & Gerontology); 94/142 (Psychiatry)

Online ISSN: 1479-8301


Psychogeriatrics, an official bimonthly journal of the Japanese Psychogeriatric Society, publishes a wide range of psychogeriatric research from human and animal experimental studies to papers on gerontopsychiatric, neurobiological, genetic, diagnostic, social-psychiatric, and health-policy issues.

Aims and Scope

Psychogeriatrics is an international journal sponsored by the Japanese Psychogeriatric Society and publishes peer-reviewed original papers dealing with all aspects of psychogeriatrics and related fields

The Journal encourages articles with gerontopsychiatric, neurobiological, genetic, diagnostic, social-psychiatric, health-political, psychological or psychotherapeutic content. Themes can be illuminated through basic science, clinical (human and animal) studies, case studies, epidemiological or humanistic research


Members of the Japanese Psychogeriatric Society, academics, hospitals


Psychogeriatrics, Japanese Psychogeriatric Society, psychiatry, geriatrics, elderly, mental diseases, dementia, geriatric medicine

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