Behavioral Medicine During the Time of COVID-19

Healing and Self-Embodiment following a Pandemic

A graduate student considers movement as a response to the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published: June 19, 2020 | Read more

SBM Members Create COVID-19 Pandemic Psychosocial Functioning Measure

SBM members have created a COVID-19 Pandemic Psychosocial Functioning Measure for widespread use with patients. The measure evaluates changes in social interaction, mental health, health behavior, and global functioning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published: June 2, 2020 | Read more

Waking Up to a New Consciousness of Why I Do What I Do

The author reflects on how her identity as an African American woman, wife, mother and faculty researcher has shaped her own conscious and unconscious biases on race and cultural identity.

Published: May 26, 2020 | Read more

Blindsided by a Shelter-in-Place Order

The author reflects on how his initial misconceptions of productivity during a shelter-in-place order led him to feel blindsided when this was not the case, and gives advice on how to implement behavior changes in this turbulent time.

Published: May 22, 2020 | Read more

"Are You Sure You're Fine in New York?"

A PhD student considers life in New York during the COVID-19 pandemic after her advisor inquires if she is coping.

Published: May 18, 2020 | Read more

Pursuing My PhD From Home: A Graduate Student’s Perspective on the COVID-19 Pandemic

A graduate student pursuing a PhD reflects on how abruptly their program has changed during the pandemic.

Published: May 15, 2020 | Read more

Building a New Routine in Mexico

The author reflects on changes to his life and behavior while social distancing in Mexico.

Published: May 12, 2020 | Read more

COVID-19 and Changes to our Behavior

The author reflects on how COVID-19 may change our behavior permanently.

Published: May 11, 2020 | Read more

The “New Normal”

A post-doctoral fellow reflects on the "new normal" of social distancing at home with three children, and the delicate balance of work and homeschooling.

Published: April 29, 2020 | Read more

Reflections from Home in the Midst of COVID-19

Psychologist and associate professor reflects on how life has changed during the current pandemic.

Published: April 28, 2020 | Read more

Translational Behavioral Medicine Implements COVID-19 Rapid Response Review

Translational Behavioral Medicine: Practice, Policy, Research has created a COVID-19 Rapid Response Review process for the near future. Manuscripts relating to the pandemic will receive a 7-7-7 rapid review.

Published: April 27, 2020 | Read more

SBM Member Op-eds on COVID-19

Our members have written many engaging and informative responses to the COVID-19 pandemic for a variety of outlets.

Published: April 21, 2020 | Read more

Annals of Behavioral Medicine Implements COVID-19 Rapid Response Review

Annals of Behavioral Medicine has created a COVID-19 Rapid Response Review process for the near future. Manuscripts relating to the pandemic will receive a 7-7-7 rapid review.

Published: April 18, 2020 | Read more

Separating Work-life from Home-life during COVID-19

Many find it difficult to maintain a work-life balance under normal circumstances. Here are some tips to keep your work-life and home-life separated under stay-at-home orders.

Published: April 13, 2020 | Read more

Adapting to COVID-19 as a Doctoral Student in the Health Sciences

Academics face unique challenges to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Published: April 13, 2020 | Read more

How Should a Person Be (During a Pandemic)?

During a time of unease and uncertainty, how should we behave?

Published: April 13, 2020 | Read more

SBM COVID-19 Website Resources

General resources and links for providers, supervisors, and trainees, plus emergency preparedness information and other resources for patients and caregivers

Published: April 8, 2020 | Read more

SBM Calls for Health Worker Safeguards during Crisis

SBM joined 10 other organizations in calling for health worker safeguards.

Published: April 6, 2020 | Read more

SBM Asks Congress to Help Nonprofits Harmed by COVID-19

In a special letter to U.S. Congressional leadership, SBM urged the inclusion of associations, nonprofits, and other tax-exempt organizations within any federal aid packages or supplemental appropriations measures.

Published: March 10, 2020 | Read more