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International Journal of Behavioral Medicine

Official Journal of the International Society of Behavioral Medicine

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Religious Women’s Coping with Infertility: Do Culturally Adapted Religious Coping Strategies Contribute to Well-Being and Health?

The wish for parenthood is a strong norm. Consequently, experiencing difficulties in bearing a child can be highly stressful [ 1 , 2 ]. This experience might be especially difficult for women whose socialization largely involves the expectation to …


Caregiver Burden and Work Productivity Among Japanese Working Family Caregivers of People with Dementia

Worldwide, approximately 47.5 million people have dementia, and this number is expected to increase in the future [ 1 ]. In Japan, the number of people with dementia over 65 years of age will increase from 4.62 million in 2012 to 7 million in 2025 …


Sex-Specific Link Between Emotional Vulnerability and Poor Weight Control in Cigarette Smokers

The link between cigarette smoking and weight control is complex. On the one hand, epidemiological data indicate that smokers have a lower body mass index (BMI) compared to non-smokers [ 1 , 2 ] perhaps due to the metabolic suppressing effects of …


A Network Analysis of the Links Between Chronic Pain Symptoms and Affective Disorder Symptoms

Depression and anxiety are common mental health problems with elevated prevalence rates among chronic pain sufferers relative the general population [ 1 , 2 ]. This relationship between chronic pain and affective disorder symptoms has been shown to …


Suicide Risk in Persons with HIV/AIDS in South Korea: a Partial Test of the Interpersonal Theory of Suicide

As of 2015, 36.7 million persons worldwide were living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) [ 1 ]. The high disease burden associated with HIV/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is linked to the elevated suicide risk in this population [ …

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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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