Health Psychology

Health Psychology is a bimonthly, peer-reviewed academic journal published by the American Psychological Association. The journal is "devoted to understanding the scientific relations among psychological factors, behavior and physical health and illness." This journal is indexed in the following databases:

Publisher
American Psychological Association
Country
United States
History
1982-present
Impact factor
3.462 (2009)
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Does illness make people lonely?

Difficult circumstances often bring people closer together. But a new Concordia study published in Health Psychology has found that the onset of chronic illness often results in sufferers feeling lonelier—even for those ...

Feb 11, 2015
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We drink more alcohol on gym days

A new Northwestern Medicine study finds that on days when people exercise more—typically Thursdays to Sundays—they drink more alcohol, too.

Sep 22, 2014
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Expressive writing may help breast cancer survivors

Writing down fears, emotions and the benefits of a cancer diagnosis may improve health outcomes for Asian-American breast cancer survivors, according to a study conducted by a researcher at the University of Houston (UH).

Aug 01, 2014
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