Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Department of Communication, Director of the Center for Health and Risk Communication, both from George Mason University, Fairfax, VA;, Email: email@example.com 2: University Distinguished Professor, Chair, Department of Communication, Director of the Center for Health and Risk Communication, both from George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 3: Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa, IA
Publication date: May 1, 2013
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.