Journal of Theory
Construction & Testing

The Journal of Theory Construction & Testing (JTCT), published semi-annually, is a refereed journal uniquely committed to the advancement and development of the scientific basis of nursing as a practice discipline

ISSN: 1086-4431
Founding Editor: Dr. Margaret T. Beard
Editor: Charles A. Walker, PhD, RNC
Harris School of Nursing
Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX 76129

Editorial Review Board

This is a refereed journal. Through a review process, the editorial review board members determine which articles will be published in each issue. Click here to view the members of the JTCT Editorial Review Board (pdf)

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Reprints: $30.00/article
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Call for Manuscripts and Submission Guidelines

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Copyright Transfer and Warranty Agreement

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JTCT Article Index and Reprints

Click Here for an index of articles (.pdf) previously published in the Journal of Theory Construction & Testing. Reprints of individual articles can also be ordered for these past journals.