About Us

European Journal of Geriatrics and Gerontology is the official open access scientific publication organ of the Academic Association of Geriatrics. It is a double peer-reviewed journal published quarterly in April, August and December.

No fees are charged from authors for article submission, processing or publication.

The target audience of the journal includes physicians working in the fields of geriatrics and gerontology and all other health professionals who are interested in these topics.

The editorial processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the international organizations such as the International Council of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) (http://www.icmje.org) and the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) (http://publicationethics.org).

European Journal of Geriatrics and Gerontology is indexed in the TUBITAK/ULAKBIM, EBSCO, Index Copernicus, Gale, ProQuest, J-Gate, CABI, Türk Medline and Turkey Citation Index.

All manuscripts should be submitted through the journal’s web page at www.ejgg.org Instructions for authors, technical information, and other necessary forms can be accessed over this web page. Authors are responsible for all content of the manuscripts.

Our mission is to provide practical, timely, and relevant clinical and basic science information to physicians and researchers practicing the geriatrics and gerontology worldwide. Topics of European Journal of Geriatrics and Gerontology include;

Aging Biology
Alzheimer’s Disease
Bone health in older people
Cell Biology
Clinical Geriatrics
Clinical Geropsychology
Cognitive Disorders
Demography of Older Populations
Dental and Oral Health
Diabetes Mellitus
Drugs & Aging
Experimental Gerontology
Economics of ageing
Geriatric Bioscience
Geriatric Care Management
Geriatric Depression
Geriatric Emergency Medicine
Geriatric Gynecology
Geriatric Occupational Therapy
Geriatric Ophthalmology
Geriatric Otolaryngology
Geriatric Pain Management
Geriatric Palliative Care
Geriatric Pharmacotherapy
Geriatric Physical Therapy
Geriatric Psychiatry
Geriatric Psychology
Geriatric Rheumatology
Geriatric Trauma
Geriatric Urology
Geriatric Nursing
Geriatric Syndromes
Healthy Aging
Home and Community-Based Services
Long-Term Care
Parkinsons Disease
Parkinsonian syndromes
Pressure Sores
Psychological Gerontology
Sleep Disorders
Social Gerontology
Stroke Medicine

Special features include rapid communication of important timely issues, surgeon’ workshops, interesting case reports, surgical techniques, clinical and basic science review articles, guest editorials, letters to the editor, book reviews, and historical articles in geriatrics and gerontology.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Open Access Policy is based on rules of Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI). http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/ By “open access” to [peer-reviewed research literature], we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

Copyright Issues

The author(s) transfer(s) the copyright to his/their article to European Journal of Geriatrics and Gerontology effective if and when the article is accepted for publication. The copyright covers the exclusive and unlimited rights to reproduce and distribute the article in any form of reproduction (printing, electronic media or any other form); it also covers translation rights for all languages and countries.

After receiving and accept decision for publication, submissions must be accompanied by the “Copyright Transfer Statement”. The form is available for download on the journal’s manuscript submission and evaluation site. The copyright transfer form should be signed by all contributing authors and a scanned version of the wet signed document should be submitted.


Requests for permission to reproduce published material should be sent to the publisher.
Publisher: Galenos Publishing House
Adress: Molla Gürani Mah. Kaçamak Sok. 21/1 Fındıkzade, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Telephone: +90 212 621 99 25
Fax: +90 212 621 99 27
Web page: http://www.galenos.com.tr
E-mail: [email protected]

Address for Correspondence

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk
Gaziantep University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Geriatrics, Gaziantep, Turkey
E-mail: [email protected]

Issuing Body

Galenos Yayınevi Tic. Ltd. Şti.
Molla Gürani Mah. Kaçamak Sok. No: 21, 34093, Fındıkzade, İstanbul, Turkiye
Phone: +90 212 621 99 25
Fax: +90 212 621 99 27
E-mail: [email protected]

Instructions to Authors

Introductions for authors are published in the journal and on the web page www.ejgg.org/instructions-to-authors

Material Disclaimer

The author(s) is (are) responsible from the articles published in the European Journal of Geriatrics and Gerontology. The editor, editorial board and publisher do not accept any responsibility for the articles.