Health Education & Behavior
|Health Education & Behavior|
|Former name(s)||Health Education Quarterly|
|Abbreviated title (ISO 4)||Health Educ. Behav.|
|Discipline||Public health, education|
|Edited by||John P. Allegrante|
|Publisher||SAGE Publications (United States)|
Health Education & Behavior is a peer-reviewed healthcare journal published by SAGE. It publishes original peer-reviewed articles that examine social and behavioral change as they affect health status and quality of life. It also examines the processes of planning, implementing, managing, and assessing health education and social-behavioral interventions. Article types include empirical research, case studies, program evaluations, literature reviews, theories of health behavior and status, and strategies to improve social and behavioral health. It is an official publication of the Society for Public Health Education. Regular journal features include Perspectives, which discusses complex issues, and Practice Notes, which provides overviews of innovative health education programs.
Abstracting and indexing
The journal is abstracted and indexed by CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, MEDLINE, Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences, Global Health, Index Medicus, ProQuest, Psychological Abstracts, PsycINFO, PsycLIT, SafetyLit, Scopus, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Sociological Abstracts. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal's 2012 impact factor is 1.682, ranking it 45th out of 136 journals in the category "Public, Environmental & Occupational Health".
- "Abstracting and indexing". Health Education & Behavior. SAGE Publishers. Retrieved 2014-01-23.