Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 2: Department of Clinical Analysis/ Utilization Outcome Analysis, Kaiser Permanente South, Pasadena, CA 3: Watts HealthCare Corporation, Los Angeles, CA 4: UCLA School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 5: Director of Health Information Education and Communication, California Department of Health Services, Immunization Branch, Berkeley CA
Publication date: November 1, 2004
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.