Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Division of Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, San Diego, CA. 2: Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC. 3: Barbara Baquero, Measurement Coordinator, San Diego State University, Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, San Diego, CA.
Publication date: November 1, 2005
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.