Sociodemographic diversity and behavioral medicine.


Journal Article (Review)

The broad array of economic and cultural diversity in the U.S. population correlates with and impacts on the study of behavioral aspects of health. The purpose of this article was to provide a selective overview of behavioral medicine research on sociodemographically diverse populations, with a focus on ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status. Suggestions are provided with regard to methodological refinement of research and insights into possible future directions in behavioral medicine research on ethnically and economically diverse populations.

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Cited Authors

  • Whitfield, KE; Weidner, G; Clark, R; Anderson, NB

Published Date

  • June 2002

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 70 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 463 - 481

PubMed ID

  • 12090363

Pubmed Central ID

  • 12090363

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1939-2117

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-006X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1037//0022-006x.70.3.463


  • eng