(redirected from journal)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to journal: Online journal, Science journal


a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as promotion of writing as a means to provide opportunities to reflect upon and analyze past events, experiences, thoughts, and feelings. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.


(jŭr′năl-ng) [O.Fr. journal, daily]
Keeping a diary or journal as a means of self-exploration, stress reduction, or enlightenment.

Patient discussion about journaling

Q. where can you find the biofeedback device shown in Dr. Liponis' column in Parade magazine on 12/14/08 I need to know where you canpourchase the biofeedback device and where you can get instructions on its use

A. if you ask me- before buying any new device, it might be a good idea to try it. go to couple of sessions with a certified therapist. see if you react well and then buy a machine. i'm sure he can recommend certain brands and what to avoid.

More discussions about journaling
References in classic literature ?
But I have done with gloom and distrust--that is to say, I have done with writing about either the one or the other in this journal.
I have been writing, for the last few days, in a tone of levity which, Heaven knows, is far enough from my heart, and which it has rather shocked me to discover on looking back at the entries in my journal.
To those who are accustomed to the leading English journals, or to the respectable journals of the Continent of Europe; to those who are accustomed to anything else in print and paper; it would be impossible, without an amount of extract for which I have neither space nor inclination, to convey an adequate idea of this frightful engine in America.
These typically anonymous reviewers weed out research with flawed methods or conclusions and work that isn't a good fit for a particular journal.
The fundamental issue with redundant publication is that it violates the trust placed by readers of a journal that content is original unless there is a clear statement to the contrary.
Launched in 1978, "Clinical Cardiology" is a monthly journal that offers information on advances in the treatment of cardiovascular disease, namely how clinical cardio vascular research translates into practice, interventional techniques, pathology, pharmacology, biochemistry, and rehabilitation.
McCrindle & Christensen (1995) found in their study of forty undergraduate biology students that the group of twenty that were required to keep a learning journal performed significantly better than the control group on the course final exam.
I have long been impressed by the need for a journal which would provide a vehicle for the rapid publication of research findings on environmental factors which might have broad impact on human health; a forum for exploration in context and perspective of basic research on environmental constituents; a focus for those aspects of environmental research which have implications for human health; and a medium for publication and exchange of adequately documented
International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2, 7-20.
New Models for Scholarly Journals: When libraries select electronic journals, how do the products offered to them or the models they choose (such as a database of separate papers rather than a journal issue model) influence scholarship and the way journals are used?
Studies have shown that people with asthma, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, or insomnia have benefited from keeping a personal journal.
But anyone who finds a useful reference has to trek over to the library, photocopy the article from the bound journal, and pore over it for the specific references.