Current issues and new directions in psychology and health: what happened to behaviour in the decade of behaviour?

Marie Johnston, Diane Dixon

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This editorial addresses two key aspects of the investigation of behaviour: the science and the application. On the one hand, researchers and policy makers recognise a need for good scientific evidence about behaviour and behaviour change, but are slow to turn to psychology for such evidence. On the other hand, there is a gap in scientific thinking about behaviour and behaviour change.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)509-513
Number of pages5
JournalPsychology and Health
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jul 2008


  • behaviour
  • psychology
  • behavioural psychology

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