Health Psychology Research is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research on all aspects of psychology related to health, behavioural medicine, health-related quality of life and illness. The journal’s scope reflects the wide application of health psychology study in medical settings. The contents include work on health attitudes and behaviour, health locus of control, quality of life in chronic disease, influence of emotion on health and health-related behaviours, psychological interventions in health and disease as well as psychological aspects of prevention. They also include work regarding the impact of rehabilitation programmes on individuals’ health, independence and choice, functional abilities, and social role participation across the lifespan. Health Psychology issues have become prominent in clinical medicine, health services and outcomes research. The journal aims to offer high quality articles and wide diffusion in the public domain. It also aims to promote the dissemination of knowledge on health psychology research within the scientific community.
The journal accepts not only papers describing rigorous empirical work but also those outlining new psychological approaches and interventions in health-related fields. The following types of paper are invited:
- original articles
- short comunications
- review papers
- theoretical papers
- letters to the editors
- new researchers
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Vol 3, No 1 (2015)
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|Pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment options for depression and depressive symptoms in hemodialysis patients|
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