Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Department of Health Disparities Research, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 2: Department of Epidemiology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 3: Professor and Director, Program in Health Disparities Research, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 4: Professor and Executive Director, Center for Health Equity, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
Publication date: September 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.