Important Journals in Health Psychology

  • Psychosomatic medicine
  • Circulation
  • Pain
  • Psychophysiology
  • Headache
  • American journal of epidemiology
  • Health psychology
  • Journal of behavioral medicine
  • Menopause
  • Diabetes


  • A dictionary of public health - RA423 .L37 2007 (Life Sciences Reference Collection)
  • Dictionary of medical acronyms and abbreviations - R123 .J24 2005 (Life Sciences Reference Collection)
  • Mosby's medical, nursing and allied health dictionary - R121 .M67 2006 (Wells Reference Collection)
  • Stedman's concise medical dictionary for the health professions - R121 .S8 1997 (HPER Reference Collection, Life Sciences Reference Collection)


  • Encyclopedia of aging and public health - RA564.8 .E63 2008 (Business/SPEA Stacks)
  • Encyclopedia of health and aging - RA777.6 .E534 2007 (HPER Reference Collection)
  • Encyclopedia of health and behavior - R726.5 .E53 2004 (HPER Stacks)
  • Encyclopedia of women's health - RA778 .E5825 2004 (HPER Reference Collection)
  • The Gale encyclopedia of nursing and allied health - RT21 .G353 2002 (Wells Undergraduate Reference Collection, HPER Reference Collection)
  • Encyclopedia of public health - RA423 .E53 2002 (Wells Reference Collection, HPER Reference Collection)

Internet Resources

  • Health Behavior Constructs

    This site provides definitions for common theories in health behavior research and measures for these theories. From the National Cancer Institute

  • Healthy People 2010

    Healthy People 2010 is an initiative by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion that encourages healthy living. The site includes health indicators, publications, and implementation information

  • National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW)

    This survey measures the effects of the child welfare system from 1997-2010. From the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation

  • Health Policy Institute

    The Health Policy Institute publishes papers on health policy and health services research. Many of the papers are available online. From Georgetown University