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ICBM 2023: Call for Abstracts

By 15 September 2022August 1st, 2023No Comments

The call for abstracts for the 17th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine is now open. The scientific program committee is looking forward to receiving abstracts for oral and poster presentations, pre-congress workshops, as well as symposia (to open in late September).

The categories for abstract submissions are as follows:

Sphere 1 – Health Processes

  1. Life Course Issues
    • Aging, health and age-related diseases
    • Child, adolescent and family health
    • Occupational health
  2. Prevention and Intervention
    • Prevention
    • Systems and network approaches to improve health
    • Behavior change and interventions
  3. Education, Communication, and Implementation
    • Education and training in behavioral medicine
    • Health education, promotion, communication, and decision-making
    • Health systems, policy, advocacy, dissemination and implementation
  4. Health Equity
    • Inequalities
    • Involving patients, public, policy and practice
    • Other
  5. Behavior, Climate, and Health

Sphere 2 – Illness Processes

  1. Mechanisms
    • Biological mechanisms
    • Nocebo and placebo
  2. Non-communicable diseases and syndromes
    • Cardiovascular and pulmonary health and disorders, and critical care medicine
    • Diabetes
    • Chronic and persistent symptoms
  3. Cancer Prevention and Control
  4. Addictive behaviors
  5. Infectious diseases

Please visit the Congress website for more information and the link to the submission portals.

Claire Conley

Claire C. Conley, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Oncology and a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program within Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, USA. Dr. Conley’s program of research broadly focuses on psychosocial issues across the cancer continuum, from prevention to end-of-life. Her research aims to promote health behavior change and improve quality of life in the context of cancer.