Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Accomplishments
Adjustments to school hours and workplace standards are two BSSR-informed strategies for improving sleep.
BSSR strategies are often incorporated into multidisciplinary approaches to manage chronic pain.
Behavioral approaches to preventing and treating diabetes can lead to improved self-management and quality of life.
BSSR-informed programs targeting youth, couples, families, or other groups can help to prevent intimate partner violence.
Educational and outreach programs based on BSSR findings are important tools in reducing teen pregnancy rates.
Public policy interventions informed by BSSR, along with other BSSR-based therapies and interventions, have led to successful reductions in tobacco use.
Treating depression using various types of behavioral therapy can reduce symptoms long term and can be as effective as medication.
Several types of cognitive-behavioral therapy have been instrumental in treating obsessive-compulsive disorder.
BSSR-based therapies, such as exposure therapy or cognitive behavioral therapy, have been successful in treating phobias.