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Behavioral Sciences: An International, Open-Access, Peer Reviewed Journal

Published on Feb 22, 2011in Systems Research and Behavioral Science 0.86
· DOI :10.3390/behavsci1010001
John Coverdale1
Estimated H-index: 1
On behalf of the Editorial Board and the editorial management staff of MDPI, it is my great pleasure to introduce this new journal Behavioral Sciences. Behavioral Sciences seeks to publish original research and scholarship contributing to our understanding of human behavior. The journal will provide a forum for work that furthers knowledge and stimulates research in the behavioral sciences. We are committed to building a diverse and methodologically rigorous literature of interest and benefit to behavioral and social scientists, as well as to clinical practitioners, educationalists, and the general public.
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Published on Apr 3, 2019in BMC Women's Health
Anne Marie Chomat5
Estimated H-index: 5
(McGill University),
Aura Isabel Menchú + 5 AuthorsRicardo Araya50
Estimated H-index: 50
('KCL': King's College London)
Background Indigenous Maya women in Guatemala show some of the worst maternal health indicators worldwide. Our objective was to test acceptability, feasibility and impact of a co-designed group psychosocial intervention (Women’s Circles) in a population with significant need but no access to mental health services.
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Published on Jun 1, 2019in Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 1.28
Victoria Telle Hjellset (NMBU: Norwegian University of Life Sciences), Camilla Ihlebæk24
Estimated H-index: 24
(Østfold University College)
Immigrants from South Asia have higher risks of mental health problems . Low levels of acculturation and self-efficacy may be risk factors for depression and psychological distress in immigrants. 355 Pakistani immigrant women in Oslo, filled out a questionnaire concerning demographic variables, self-efficacy, and psychological distress. A bidimensional acculturation variable was constructed. A stepwise logistic regression model was used to investigate the importance of the level of acculturation...
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Published on Dec 1, 2017in Atencion Primaria 1.15
Guillem Pailhez11
Estimated H-index: 11
Juan Castaño3
Estimated H-index: 3
+ 4 AuthorsAntonio Bulbena21
Estimated H-index: 21
Resumen Objetivo Desarrollar y validar la escala Trastorno Psiquiatrico y Patologia Somatica (TOPYPS), un instrumento disenado para: a) detectar, con un alto grado de sospecha, las patologias funcionales mas frecuentes segun los criterios diagnosticos estandarizados, y b) evaluar de forma rapida, global y fiable el estado de salud fisica en poblacion general. Diseno Validacion de una escala. Emplazamiento Centro de atencion primaria, Barcelona. Participantes La escala se administro a 67 adultos ...
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Published on Oct 1, 2017in Journal of Family Violence 1.02
Karyn Sporer2
Estimated H-index: 2
(UMaine: University of Maine),
Dana L. Radatz2
Estimated H-index: 2
(Niagara University)
The goal of the present study was to understand how mothers perceive and experience barriers to effective help for their violent child with mental illness. Data from ethnographic interviews with 26 self-identified mothers of violent children with mental illness were analyzed using grounded theory and focused coding. Our study identified three themes that represent barriers to help: (1) denial of mental illness and severity of violence by treatment providers, extended family, and non-family membe...
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Published on Aug 1, 2017in Addictive Behaviors 2.69
Beniamino Leone3
Estimated H-index: 3
(CUA: The Catholic University of America),
Marco Di Nicola21
Estimated H-index: 21
(CUA: The Catholic University of America)
+ 8 AuthorsMauro Cibin1
Estimated H-index: 1
Abstract Aims Gender and psychiatric comorbidity seem to influence patients' inter-individual response to Opioid Substitution Treatments (OST) in Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) management. The aim of the study was to assess psychopathological dimensions in an Italian sample of OUD individuals entering a methadone/buprenorphine maintenance program; secondary, we evaluated the possible gender-specific differences within the psychopathological profiles. Methods In a cross-sectional study, we recruited 1...
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Published on Jul 1, 2017in Journal of Psychosomatic Research 2.95
Sadman Chowdhury1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Aberd.: University of Aberdeen),
Christopher R Burton27
Estimated H-index: 27
(University of Sheffield)
Abstract Background Interventions for somatoform disorders typically address a range of outcomes. We aimed to examine treatment effects across outcome domains and specifically assess the association, at study level, between short and long term treatment effects and between treatment effects in different outcome domains. Methods We used data from recent systematic reviews of interventions for somatoform disorders to address three questions: We described outcome domains and measures by compiling f...
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Published on Jun 29, 2017
Okan Taycan2
Estimated H-index: 2
Armagan Ozdemir2
Estimated H-index: 2
Serap Erdogan Taycan4
Estimated H-index: 4
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Published on Jun 1, 2017in Journal of Psychiatric Research 4.00
Rebecca L. Rosen2
Estimated H-index: 2
(NYU: New York University),
Nomi Levy-Carrick5
Estimated H-index: 5
(NYU: New York University)
+ 9 AuthorsDeepak Pradhan3
Estimated H-index: 3
(NYU: New York University)
Abstract Background Systemic inflammation has emerged as a promising marker and potential mechanism underlying post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The relationship between posttraumatic stress pathology and systemic inflammation has not, however, been consistently replicated and is potentially confounded by comorbid illness or injury, common complications of trauma exposure. Methods We analyzed a large naturalistic cohort sharing a discrete physical and mental health trauma from the destructi...
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Vegard Moe Iversen2
Estimated H-index: 2
(NTNU: Norwegian University of Science and Technology),
Ottar Vasseljen16
Estimated H-index: 16
(NTNU: Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
+ 6 AuthorsMarius Steiro Fimland15
Estimated H-index: 15
(NTNU: Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
Abstract Introduction Chronic low back pain (LBP) is a major health problem worldwide. Multidisciplinary rehabilitation and exercise is recommended for the management of chronic LBP. However, there is a need to investigate effective exercise interventions that is available in clinics and as home-based training on a large scale. This article presents the design and rationale of the first randomized clinical trial investigating the effects of progressive resistance training with elastic bands in a...
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