Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Ruston Developmental Center, Psychological Services, Ruston, LA. 2: Department of Psychology, Florida International University, University Park Campus, Miami, FL. 3: Office of Tobacco Control, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL.
Publication date: January 1, 2002
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.