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International Journal of Behavioral Medicine

Official Journal of the International Society of Behavioral Medicine

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03.07.2020 | Full length manuscript

Depression in Patients with Heart Diseases: Gender Differences and Association of Comorbidities, Optimism, and Spiritual Struggle

Over 300 million people are suffering from depression globally, according to the World Health Organization [ 1 ]. Depression is one of the most costly and common disorders [ 2 ] and also a well-established major risk factor of heart disease, the …

29.06.2020 | Full length manuscript

Variety Salience and Enjoyment of Repetitiously Consumed Foods: a Field Experiment

Behavioral repetition can both support and undermine adherence to healthy eating. On the one hand, repetition makes it easier to continue doing something healthy. For example, eating the same salad for lunch every day makes grocery shopping and …

26.06.2020 | Full length manuscript

The Role of Anxiety Sensitivity in the Relation Between Pain Intensity with Substance Use and Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms Among Smokers with Chronic Pain

Substantial empirical evidence suggests smoking and chronic pain co-occur at high rates (i.e., 28.3%; [ 1 ]). Moreover, estimates suggest that the prevalence of smoking among persons with chronic pain is steadily increasing whereas prevalence of …

24.06.2020 | Full length manuscript

The Role of Distress Tolerance as a Potential Mechanism Between Anxiety Sensitivity and Gut-Specific Anxiety

Digestive diseases affect more than 60 million individuals in the USA, with an annual cost burden of over $141 billion [ 1 ]. Abdominal pain is the leading gastrointestinal complaint in outpatient visits, followed closely by diarrhea, constipation …

15.06.2020 | Full length manuscript

A Resilience Intervention for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: Proof-of-Concept in Community Health Centers

Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is the 6th leading cause of disability [ 1 ] and the 7th leading cause of death in the United States (U.S.) [ 2 ], accounting for the highest healthcare spending among all disease categories for adults [ 3 ]. Racial/ethnic …

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The International Journal of Behavioral Medicine (IJBM) is the official publication of the International Society of Behavioral Medicine (ISBM). It presents original research and integrative reviews on interactions among behavioral, psychosocial, environmental, genetic and biomedical factors relevant to health and illness. The scope of the Journal extends from research on biobehavioral mechanisms and clinical studies on diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation to research on public health, including health promotion and prevention. IJBM publishes research originating from all continents, inviting research on multi-national, multi-cultural and global aspects of health and illness.

5 Year Impact Factor: 1.937 (2008)
Section "Psychology, Clinical": Rank 41 out of 88

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