BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

n. in behavioral medicine, refers to a subspecialty which studies the reciprocal relationship between overall well-being of the person and human behavior. It promotes a philosophy in which the individual is responsible for initiating activities in many different areas of health.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH: "Concerned with the prevention of disease and behavioral dysfunction, the field of Behavioral Health encourages people to engage in healthy eating, regular exercise, sufficient sleep, and positive mindset."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BEHAVIORAL HEALTH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/behavioral-health/ (accessed August 13, 2020).
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