International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research
- Editor in Chief
- Associate Prof. Sivaram Vemuri
- ISSN online
- ISSN print
- 4 issues per year
IJBHR addresses a broad range of original experimental and theoretical papers that deal with behavioural and healthcare concerns. It welcomes high-quality papers from scientists in academic and non-academic organisations as well as business and government worldwide. IJBHR is sponsored by the Business and Economics Society International and the Frontiers in Immunology Research Network.
Topics covered include
- Healthcare services/business, economics and ethics
- Healthcare sociology, insurance
- Culture, religion and health
- Human resources and education/training
- Innovations in healthcare
- E-medical records, healthcare information systems
- Infectious/chronic diseases
- Aging, ambulatory care
- Quality and patient safety
- Mental, environmental health
- Reproductive health
- Biomedical research
The objectives of IJBHR are to establish an effective channel of communication between scientists (in academic and non-academic institutions), policy makers, and all concerned with the complex role and importance of behavioral and healthcare inquiries. It also aims to promote developments in the area of scientific resources ranging from engineering of new tools and R&D funding to education. The international dimension is emphasised in order to overcome cultural and national barriers and to meet the needs of accelerating global and ecological changes.
IJBHR provides a means to help professionals, academics, researchers and policy makers, concerned with behavioral and healthcare issues in laboratories, relevant industries, governmental and non-governmental institutions, with their efforts to disseminate information and to learn from each other's work.
IJBHR publishes original papers, review papers, case studies, notes, commentaries, reports relating to technology and education, and book reviews. Special Issues devoted to themes in vogue will occasionally be published.
IJBHR is indexed in:
- Academic OneFile (Gale)
- CAB Abstracts - Agriculture and International Development Indexes
- CAB Abstracts - Environmental Sciences Indexes
- CAB Abstracts - Human Sciences Abstracts
- cnpLINKer (CNPIEC)
- Ovid Emcare
- Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)
- CAB Global Health
- Google Scholar
- Info Trac (Gale)
- ProQuest Advanced Technologies Database with Aerospace
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- Kantarelis, Demetri, Assumption University, USA
Editor in Chief
- Vemuri, Sivaram, Charles Darwin University, Australia
- Manolopoulos, Chistos, University of Patra, Greece
- Mirmirani, Sam, Bryant University, USA
- Pires, Guilherme D., University of Newcastle, Australia
Editorial Board Members
- Abhyankar, Ashok, Waikato District Health Board, New Zealand
- Anastasiou, Athanasios, University of Peloponnese, Greece
- Asadoorian III, Malcolm O., Lynn University, USA
- Berry, Helen, University of Brighton, UK
- Das, Priti, SCB Medical College and Hospital, India
- De Marcellis-Warin, Nathalie, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
- Demediuk, Peter, Victoria University, Australia
- Hedge, Jerry W., Organizational Solutions Group, USA
- Laouisset, Djamel Eddine, Northeastern Institute of Technology, Algeria
- Rodosthenous, Nicos, CDA College Cyprus, Cyprus
- Solli, Rolf, Göteborg University, Sweden
- Villaverde, Sonia M.N., Lynn University, USA
- Zanca, Nürşen A., University of the Incarnate Word, USA
A few essentials for publishing in this journal
- Submitted articles should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
- Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written (more details available here) and the author has cleared any necessary permissions with the copyright owner if it has been previously copyrighted.
- Briefs and research notes are not published in this journal.
- All our articles go through a double-blind review process.
- All authors must declare they have read and agreed to the content of the submitted article. A full statement of our Ethical Guidelines for Authors (PDF) is available.
- There are no charges for publishing with Inderscience, unless you require your article to be Open Access (OA). You can find more information on OA here.
- All articles for this journal must be submitted using our online submissions system.
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Assessing and addressing academic burnout
21 September, 2023
A research study in International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research has found a profound connection between the dynamics of the work environment and the widespread problem of burnout syndrome among professors in Brazilian academic institutions. The study considers six key facets of work life outlined by the areas of work life scale (AWS) – workload, control, reward, community, fairness, and values, and uses them to discern insights into their predictive potential of academic burnout. The team of Adriana Porto (Lutheran University of Brazil), Luis Felipe Dias Lopes (Federal University of Santa Maria), and Claudimar Pereira da Veiga (Fundação Dom Cabral) used the Maslach Burnout Inventory General Survey (MBI-GS) tool, which they tailored and calibrated for the Brazilian context, to delve into the measurement of three distinct dimensions of burnout: exhaustion, cynicism, and efficacy [...]More details...