Introduction to the special series-behavioral medicine at 40: origins, achievements, and future directions.

07:00 EST 5th February 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Introduction to the special series-behavioral medicine at 40: origins, achievements, and future directions."

The Journal of Behavioral Medicine emerged 40 years ago as a part of a concerted effort to promote a greater understanding of health and illness through the integrated lenses of behavioral and biomedical sciences. The aim of this special series is to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Journal of Behavioral Medicine through state-of-the-science reviews synthesizing the origins, evolution, current status, and future directions of key aspects of the field. In this introduction, we outline the impetus for this special series and highlight the key themes across the included papers.


Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Journal of behavioral medicine
ISSN: 1573-3521


DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [24337 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Behavioral medicine and behavioral health research and practice: An introduction to the Special Issue.

The field of behavioral medicine continues to have a major impact on psychological science and public health. Presently, the field of behavioral medicine is undergoing rapid development and continues ...

Update and future perspective of behavioral medicine in the treatment for chronic pain.

Chronic pain is a biopsychosocial condition, and behavioral medicine has made significant contributions to the understanding of the phenomenon and optimization of therapeutic outcomes. The objective o...

A look at the increasing demographic representation within behavioral medicine.

Meeting the behavioral medicine research and clinical needs of an increasingly diverse United States population is an issue of national concern. We examine the trends in the demographic representation...

Introduction to a new Special Series for the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management - Science in Action: Evidence and opportunities for palliative care across diverse populations and care settings.

Practices to optimize palliative care delivery and new opportunities in which to integrate palliative care vary across populations and care settings. Systematic reviews are an efficient and methodolog...

The evolution of professional societies in behavioral medicine.

The Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research, the American Psychosomatic Society, the Society for Health Psychology, and the Society of Behavioral Medicine are the four largest behavioral medicine rese...

Clinical Trials [7928 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Effects of a Short-term Parent Mediated Social Training on Developmental Trajectories in Infants

This study is being done to examine the feasibility and impact of the Infant Achievements caregiver coaching treatment on caregiver child-engagement strategies used during play with their ...

A School-based Intervention Project to Increase Completion of Upper Secondary School in Norway

Drop out from upper secondary school represents a risk for the future health and wellbeing of young people. Strengthening of psychosocial aspects of the learning environment may be an effe...

The Effectiveness of Micronutrient Supplements on Growth and Educational Achievement of Schoolchildren in Bangladesh

This is a study of the effectiveness of multiple micronutrient supplements given by teachers to their pupils on growth and educational achievements. The hypothesis is that children are de...

Improving Health Outcomes of Migraine Patients Who Present to the Emergency Department

Collectively, evidence shows that a combination of medication and behavioral therapy is most effective for migraine care. The ED is a critical point of contact with the health care system ...

Recovery Toolkits: Assessment of Pragmatic Behavioral Pain Medicine Delivered In Hospital After Surgery

Behavioral pain medicine is largely absent from perioperative pathways, and on post-surgical recovery units. The goal of this project was to develop and implement "Recovery Toolkits", phys...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A historical and cultural entity dispersed across a wide geographical area under the influence of Greek civilization, culture, and science. The Greek Empire extended from the Greek mainland and the Aegean islands from the 16th century B.C., to the Indus Valley in the 4th century under Alexander the Great, and to southern Italy and Sicily. Greek medicine began with Homeric and Aesculapian medicine and continued unbroken to Hippocrates (480-355 B.C.). The classic period of Greek medicine was 460-136 B.C. and the Graeco-Roman period, 156 B.C.-576 A.D. (From A. Castiglioni, A History of Medicine, 2d ed; from F. H. Garrison, An Introduction to the History of Medicine, 4th ed)

The interdisciplinary field concerned with the development and integration of behavioral and biomedical science, knowledge, and techniques relevant to health and illness and the application of this knowledge and these techniques to prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.

The practice of medicine as applied to special circumstances associated with military operations.

Branch of medicine involved with management and organization of public health response to disasters and major events including the special health and medical needs of a community in a disaster.

A way of providing emergency medical care that is guided by a thoughtful integration of the best available scientific knowledge with clinical expertise in EMERGENCY MEDICINE. This approach allows the practitioner to critically assess research data, clinical guidelines, and other information resources in order to correctly identify the clinical problem, apply the most high-quality intervention, and re-evaluate the outcome for future improvement.

Quick Search


DeepDyve research library

Searches Linking to this Article