New Horizons in Health: An Integrative Approach

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New Horizons in Health: An Integrative Approach
Title:
New Horizons in Health: An Integrative Approach
Author:
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ISBN:
0309072964
ISBN13:
978-0309072960
Size PDF:
1523 kb
Size epub:
1755 kb
Publisher:
National Academies Press; 1 edition (March 9, 2001)
Language:
English
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Rating:
3.8
Votes:
347

New Horizons in Health discusses how the National Institutes of Health (NIH) can integrate research in the social, behavioral, and biomedical sciences to better understand the causes of disease as well as interventions that promote health. It outlines a set of research priorities for consideration by the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), with particular attention to research that can support and complement the work of the National Institutes of Health. By addressing the range of interactions among social settings, behavioral patterns, and important health concerns, it highlights areas of scientific opportunity where significant investment is most likely to improve nationalâ€"and globalâ€"health outcomes. These opportunities will apply the knowledge and methods of the behavioral and social sciences to contemporary health needs, and give attention to the chief health concerns of the general public.

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