Authors: Atkinson, Nancy L.; Permuth-Levine, Rachel
Source: American Journal of Health Behavior, Volume 33, Number 1, January 2009, pp. 3-14(12)
Publisher: PNG Publications
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1 Assistant Professor, Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD.
Publication date: January 1, 2009
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.