Source: American Journal of Health Behavior, Volume 24, Number 3, May 2000, pp. 181-192(12)
Publisher: PNG Publications
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Baylor College of Medicine, Deputy Director, Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Research Center, San Antonio, TX. 2: Texas Department of Health, Austin, TX. 3: Center for Health Promotion Research and Development, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX. 4: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, South Texas Health Research Center, San Antonio, TX. 5: University of Miami, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miami, FL. 6: San Diego State University, San Diego, CA. 7: University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA. 8: The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Brooklyn, NY.
Publication date: May 1, 2000
The American Journal of Health Behavior seeks to improve the quality of life through multidisciplinary health efforts in fostering a better understanding of the multidimensional nature of both individuals and social systems as they relate to health behaviors.
The Journal aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the impact of personal attributes, personality characteristics, behavior patterns, social structure, and processes on health maintenance, health restoration, and health improvement; to disseminate knowledge of holistic, multidisciplinary approaches to designing and implementing effective health programs; and to showcase health behavior analysis skills that have been proven to affect health improvement and recovery.