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Behavioral medicine (BM) is a newly developing field of study which integrates behavioral, psychosocial, and biomedical concepts and practices to prevent, diagnose, and treat patients with psychosomatic disorders. The practice of BM targets the relation between how both thought and behavior can affect mental and physical health.
Study explores how social networks affect smoking outcomes in people with serious mental illness

Study explores how social networks affect smoking outcomes in people with serious mental illness

Married people who fight nastily more likely to suffer from leaky guts, study suggests

Married people who fight nastily more likely to suffer from leaky guts, study suggests

Study reveals how immune cells in the brain influence sexual behavior

Study reveals how immune cells in the brain influence sexual behavior

Research: Divorce is linked to poor health outcomes, greater risk for early death

Research: Divorce is linked to poor health outcomes, greater risk for early death

Fights with spouse may worsen symptoms for people with chronic conditions

Fights with spouse may worsen symptoms for people with chronic conditions

Study provides first ever recording of changing serotonin levels in human brains

Study provides first ever recording of changing serotonin levels in human brains

Home-based treatment program offers robust and sustained relief for IBS patients

Home-based treatment program offers robust and sustained relief for IBS patients

Exercise and diet can help fight side effects of hormone therapy in prostate cancer patients

Exercise and diet can help fight side effects of hormone therapy in prostate cancer patients

Medicaid is rural America’s financial midwife

Medicaid is rural America’s financial midwife

Symptoms of alcoholism affect prescription drug adherence to treat disease

Symptoms of alcoholism affect prescription drug adherence to treat disease

Tele-IPT can help treat depression in people living with HIV

Tele-IPT can help treat depression in people living with HIV

Fentanyl may put users at risk of amnesia, WVU report reveals

Fentanyl may put users at risk of amnesia, WVU report reveals

Deportation fears linked to cardiovascular health risk factors in Latinas

Deportation fears linked to cardiovascular health risk factors in Latinas

Study examines whether patients understand prescription drug risks associated with driving

Study examines whether patients understand prescription drug risks associated with driving

Lack of sleep and arguments with your spouse can cause stress-related inflammation, study reveals

Lack of sleep and arguments with your spouse can cause stress-related inflammation, study reveals

Researchers track how flu shot during pregnancy affects expectant mothers and babies

Researchers track how flu shot during pregnancy affects expectant mothers and babies

Scientists identify link between gut microbiota and mood, behavior

Scientists identify link between gut microbiota and mood, behavior

Lack of sleep increases risk for stress-related inflammation among married couples

Lack of sleep increases risk for stress-related inflammation among married couples

Pregnant women’s financial strain linked to low-birth-weight infants

Pregnant women’s financial strain linked to low-birth-weight infants

Drinking beetroot juice before working out makes aging brain look younger

Drinking beetroot juice before working out makes aging brain look younger