Society for Health Psychology

Division 38: Society for Health Psychology seeks to advance contributions of psychology to the understanding of health and illness through basic and clinical research, education and service activities and encourages the integration of biomedical information about health and illness with current psychological knowledge. The division has a nursing and health group and special interest groups in aging, women, and minority health issues. The division publishes the monthly journal Health Psychology and the quarterly newsletter The Health Psychologist. Division 38 offers a listing of training programs in health psychology and presents an annual student paper award.

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Health Psychology ®  (monthly)


The Health Psychologist (published 3 times per year) 

Contact Information

For membership-related inquiries:

APA Division Services
750 First St, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Telephone: (202) 336-6013

For all other Division 38 inquiries:

Barbara Keeton
Division 38 Administrative Officer
Phone: (804) 752-4987

Division Meetings