British Journal of Health Psychology
The British Journal of Health Psychology publishes original research on all aspects of psychology related to health, health-related behaviour and illness across the lifespan including:
• psychosocial mediators of health-related behaviours
• influence of emotion on health and health-related behaviours
• psychosocial processes relevant to disease outcomes
• psychological interventions in health and disease
• emotional and behavioural responses to ill health, screening and medical procedures
• psychological aspects of prevention
It encourages submissions of papers reporting experimental, theoretical and applied studies and research carried out at the individual, group and community levels is welcome. Submissions concerning clinical applications and interventions are particularly encouraged.
The following types of paper are invited:
• papers reporting original empirical investigations
• theoretical papers which may be analyses or commentaries on established theories in health psychology, or presentations of theoretical innovations
• review papers, which should aim to provide systematic overviews, evaluations and interpretations of research in a given field of health psychology
• methodological papers dealing with methodological issues of particular relevance to health psychology
For specific submission requirements, please view the Author Guidelines.