In Chronic Physical Disorders, the most prominent figures in the field of behavioral medicine argue why a biopsychosocial perspective is crucial to reducing the tremendous personal and societal burden of chronic disease.
Alan J. Christensen is Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Training in the Department of Psychology and Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa. Dr. Christensen received the 2000 American Psychological Association Distinguished Scientific Award for Contributions to Behavioral Medicine Research, awarded by the Society of Behavioral Medicine.
Michael H. Antoni is Professor of Psychology and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Miami University. Dr. Antoni is Director of the Center for Psycho-Oncology Research and Editor of the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, Psychology & Health.