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Journal of Behavioral Medicine

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17.10.2019

A national study of gender and racial differences in colorectal cancer screening among foreign-born older adults living in the US

This study examined within group heterogeneity in colorectal cancer screening (CRCS) among foreign-born individuals. Data were from the 2010, 2013 and 2015 National Health Interview Survey data on older adults (N = 5529). In 2018, multivariable …

16.10.2019

Pain resilience moderates the influence of negative pain beliefs on movement-evoked pain in older adults

Negative pain beliefs are associated with adverse pain outcomes; however, less is known regarding how positive, adaptive factors influence pain and functioning. These relationships are especially important to examine in older adults with pain …

16.10.2019

Exploring psychosocial mediators of remote physical activity counselling: a secondary analysis of data from a 1-year randomized control trial (Movingcall)

The present study investigated whether psychosocial determinants mediate the effect of a telephone coaching intervention on physical activity levels. Two hundred eighty-eight adults were randomly assigned to a six-month telephone coaching …

15.10.2019 | Brief Report

Adherence to behavioral recommendations for weight loss and associated psychosocial factors among African American adults

African Americans have a high prevalence of obesity in the U.S. at 46.8% (Hales et al., 2017 ) and therefore are at increased risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, certain cancers, and mobility issues (Must & McKeown, 2000 ; Spanakis & Golden …

15.10.2019

The influence of daily stress on glycemic control and mortality in adults with diabetes

There is mixed evidence regarding the relationship between different types of stress and outcomes in adults with diabetes. The aim of this study was to understand the relationship between daily stress and glycemic control (HbA1c), and to examine …

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The Journal of Behavioral Medicine is a broadly conceived interdisciplinary publication devoted to furthering understanding of physical health and illness through the knowledge and techniques of behavioral science. A significant function of the journal is the application of this knowledge to prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation. The contents span all areas of behavioral medicine research: psychology, psychiatry, sociology, epidemiology, anthropology, health economics, public health, general medicine, and biostatistics.

Coverage includes effects of psychological stress on physical functioning; sociocultural influences on health and illness; adherence to medical regimens and health maintenance behavior (e.g. exercise, nutrition); the study of appetitive disorders (alcoholism, smoking and obesity) that pose physical risk; behavioral factors in the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS; pain, self-regulation therapies and biofeedback for somatic disorders; and brain-behavioral relationships that influence physiological function.

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