Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. 2: Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. 3: Grady Health System, Nutrition Services Department, Atlanta, GA.
Publication date: March 1, 2006
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.