New and old adventures of clinical health psychology in the twenty-first century: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

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Abstract

The Specialty Section of Clinical and Health Psychology covers a wide range of topics related to clinical psychology, health psychology, psychotherapy, counseling, rehabilitation psychology, neuropsychology, and all fields of psychological interventions in traditional clinical settings (public and private hospitals, clinics, services, laboratories, etc.) as well as innovative clinical settings (remote outpatients' clinics, tele-health, e-health, and mHealth based settings). The connection between medicine and psychology in the multidisciplinary and integrated treatment of main organic and mental diseases is a key achievement of the biopsychosocial approach in themodern era of clinical and research activities in health field. This section welcomes contributions concerning the guidelines, protocols, investigations, and researches in clinical and health psychology conducted in different settings, including articles in psychocardiology, behavioral medicine, psycho-oncology, psychogeriatry, pain management, healthy lifestyle programs (such as weight loss programs), neuropsychological rehabilitation, and all other medical areas in which psychology is significantly present. I welcome clinical trials, observational studies, research articles, reviews, meta-analysis, perspective and opinion articles, short reports about evidence-based practice in clinical and health psychology, empirically supported psychological treatments to offer a stronger scientific perspective on psychological applications in health settings.The major aim of this article is to discuss current unresolved and critical problems in clinical health psychology-psychotherapy as well as to propose new and consider old areas of investigation to be published in this journal section.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)1214-1220
Numero di pagine7
RivistaFrontiers in Physiology
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2017

Keywords

  • Clinical health psychology
  • Clinical psychology
  • Empirically supported treatments
  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Health psychology
  • Physiology
  • Physiology (medical)
  • Psychotherapy

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