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Journal of Behavioral Medicine

Journal of Behavioral Medicine

Editor-in-Chief: Alan Christensen

ISSN: 0160-7715 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-3521 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10865

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Alan Christensen, University of Iowa

Associate Editors:

Austin Baldwin, Southern Methodist University

Elizabeth Broadbent, University of Auckland

Jeffrey Gonzalez, Yeshiva University

Nancy Hamilton, University of Kansas

M. Bryant Howren, University of Iowa

Gozde Ozakinci, University of St. Andrews

Margaret Schneider, University of California, Irvine

Editorial Board:

Mark S. Aloia, National Jewish Health; Paul Branscum, Miami University; Noel T. Brewer, University of North Carolina; Christine Bundy, University of Manchester; Jennifer Burr, University of St. Andrews; Matthew J. Carpenter, Medical University of South Carolina; David Conroy, Pennsylvania State University; Richard J. Contrada, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Lis Cordingley, University of Manchester; Jamie A. Cvengros, Rush University Medical Center; Blain Ditto, McGill University; Charles F. Emery, Ohio State University; Rebecca Ferrer, National Cancer Institute; Nancy Hamilton, University of Kansas; Sally Haw, University of Stirling; Andrew Hertel, Knox College; Gil Hubbard, University of Stirling; Ruth Jepson, University of  Edinburgh; Donald Lamkin, UCLA; Delia L. Lang, Emory University; Tana Luger, Boston Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Edward McAuley, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Lance McCracken, University of Bath; Seth Noar, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; Faryle Nothwehr, University of Iowa; Daryl B. O'Connor, University of Leeds; Steven C. Palmer, University of Pennsylvania; Crystal  L. Park, University of Connecticut; Allison Phillips, Iowa State University; Krista Ranby, University of Colorado at Denver; John M. Ruiz, University of North Texas; Kristin Schneider, Rosalind Franklin University; Elizabeth Seng, Yeshiva University; Timothy W. Smith, University of Utah; Frank Snoek, VU University Medical Center; Anna V. Song, University of California, Merced; Natalie Stevens, Rush University; Jamie Studts, University of Kentucky College of Medicine; Jennifer Taber, Kent State University; Paula M. Trief, SUNY Upstate Medical University; Bert N. Uchino, University of Utah; Kenneth A. Wallston, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Amber Watts, University of Kansas; Alexander Weiss, University of Edinburgh; John Wiebe, University of Texas, El Paso; Paula Williams, University of Utah 

Editors Emeriti:

Kevin Masters, University of Colorado Denver

Christopher France, Ohio University

W. Doyle Gentry, University of Virginia 

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    The Journal of Behavioral Medicine is a broadly conceived interdisciplinary publication devoted to furthering our understanding of physical health and illness through the knowledge and techniques of behavioral science. Application of this knowledge to prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation is also a major function of the journal, which includes papers from all disciplines engaged in behavioral medicine research including: psychology, psychiatry, sociology, epidemiology, anthropology, health economics, public health, general medicine, and biostatistics. Examples of typical research areas include: effects of psychological stress on the immune and cardiovascular function; sociocultural influences on health and illness; adherence to medical regimen and health maintenance behavior (e.g., exercise, nutrition); the study of appetitive disorders (alcoholism, smoking, obesity) that serve as physical risk factors; behavioral factors in the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS; pain, self-regulation therapies and biofeedback for somatic disorders; and brain-behavioral relationships that influence physiological function.


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