Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of the official journal of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, the Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science (JCBS).
Joseph Ciarrochi of University of Western Sydney, Editor-in-Chief of the journal said, "JCBS offers a systematic and pragmatic approach to the understanding of behavior, the solution of human problems, and the promotion of human growth and development. The journal publishes papers written by researchers, practitioners, and theoreticians from different intellectual traditions."
"The international community of ACBS is quite thrilled to now have our first issue of JCBS available. It has been a long time in the making with the help of a dedicated editorial staff, Elsevier, and of course our community of thousands of researchers and practitioners from around the world," added ACBS President-Elect, Sonja Batten . "With publishing the best of our work in JCBS we are working towards meeting our mission to be dedicated to the advancement of functional contextual cognitive and behavioral science and practice so as to alleviate human suffering and advance human well being. We look forward to many years of creating a meaningful publication that we hope can truly have positive impact."
The launch of the first issue of the journal (December 2012) is now available online on ScienceDirect; going forward in 2013 it will be published as a quarterly journal.