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December 12, 2008
Retreat Refreshes Behavioral, Social Sciences

Dr. Christine Bachrach, acting director of the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, wanted just one thing out of the first-ever day-long retreat for NIH’s widely dispersed community of behavioral and social scientists, held Nov. 12 at Natcher Bldg.

December 12, 2008
New Hope for Treatment of Addiction

Drug addiction is notoriously tough to treat, but now research is showing a fresh way to tackle the problem. It’s called computer-based training for cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT4CBT)

OBSSR’s Mabry Wins with Systems Analysis Team

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January 28-29, 2009 Dissemination and Implementation Conference

February 9, 2009, ­ 10:00 – 11:00 AM
Stigma: Lessons & New Directions from a Decade of Research on Mental Illness

July 12-24, 2009
OBSSR/NIH Summer Training Institute on Randomized Clinical Trials Involving Behavioral Interventions

May 3-8, 2009
Institute on Systems Science and Health

May 22-25, 2009
Gene-Environment Interplay in Stress and Health at the Association for Psychological Science 21st Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA

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Journal Articles

Recent Articles from the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening Through Research in Primary Care Settings, September 2008
Carrie N. Klabunde, PhD, David Lanier, MD, Helen I. Meissner, PhD, Erica S. Breslau, PhD, and Martin L. Brown, PhD, Medical Care, Volume 46, Number 9 Supplement 1

Behavioral and Social Science Contributions to Preventing Teen Motor Crashes, September 2008
Dara R. Blachman, PhD, David Abrams, PhD, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 35, Number 3S

Does Patient Health and Hysterectomy Status Influence Cervical Cancer Screening in Older Women?, August 14, 2008
Helen I. Meissner, PhD, Jasmin A. Tiro, PhD, MPH, David Haggstrom, MD, MAS, Grace Lu-Yao, PhD, and Nancy Breen, PhD, Society of General Internal Medicine

Interdisciplinarity and Systems Science to Improve Population Health A View from the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, August 2008
Patricia L. Mabry, PhD, Deborah H. Olster, PhD, Glen D. Morgan, PhD, David B. Abrams, PhD, American Journal of Preventive Medicine

A new wave of behavioral change intervention research, April 2005
Susan D. Solomon, Annals of Behavioral Medicine (Special Supplement Issue On the Behavioral Change Consortium)

Commentary: Social Science and Health Research: Growth at the NIH, American: Journal of Public Health, January 2004
C. Bachrach and Ronald P. Abeles, American Journal of Public Health, Volume 94, No. 1, page 22-28

Spirituality, Religion, and Health: An Emerging Research Field, January 2003
William R. Miller, Carl E. Thoresen, American Psychologist, Volume 58, No. 1, page 24-35

Racial/Ethnic Bias and Health: Scientific Evidence, Methods, and Research Implications, February 2003
Linda Rae Murray, MD, MPH, American Journal of Public Health, Volume 93, Issue 2