Behavioral Medicine: A Key to Better Healther

You can participate in a MOOC (= Massive Open Online Course) on Behavioral Medicine.


Learn how to change everyday behaviors for healthier lives using basic behavioral medicine concepts. Test yourself with virtual patient scenarios.


For more information and/or enrollment, please click here.

Education and Training Committee Meeting at ICBM 2014

The Education and Training Committee met at the ICBM 2014 on August 22nd in Groningen.


Please find here the minutes from the meeting.


Berman, A. H., Biguet, G., Stathakarou, N., Westin-Hägglöf, B., Jeding, K., McGrath, C., Zary, N., Kononowicz, A. A. (2017). Virtual Patients in a Behavioral Medicine Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): A qualitative and quantitative analysis of participants’ perceptions. Academic Psychiatry, 1-11. doi: 10.1007/s40596-017-0706-4


Kononowicz, A. A., Berman, A. H., Stathakarou, N., McGrath, C., Bartyński, T., Nowakowski, P., Malawski, N., Zary, N. (2015). Virtual Patients in a Behavioral Medicine MOOC: A case-based analysis of technical capacity and user navigation pathways. JMIR Medical Education, doi:


Berman, A. H., Biguet, G., Bois, C., Lilienthal, A., Uhlin, L., Kramer, J., Nixon, T.,Kononowicz, A.A.,McGrath, C.,Zary, N., Suominen, S. (2014). KIBEHMEDX. Behavioral Medicine: A Key to Better Health. Poster presented at the 13th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, August 20-23, Groningen, Netherlands.


Berman, A. H., Sundström, C., & Biguet, G. (2013). Effects of inter-professional education in clinical behavioral medicine on
attitudes to one’s own and other professions. Poster. Paper presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM), 34th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions, San Francisco, USA.


Berman, A. H., Yoshiuchi, K., Kothe, E., & Sherman, K. (2012). Education and Training in Behavioral Medicine Worldwide: Results of an ISBM Ongoing Survey. Poster presented at the 12th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine (ICBM), 29 August - 1 September 2012, Budapest, Hungary. (PDF)


Berman, A. H., & Biguet, G. (2010). Applied behavioral medicine in primary care: An inter-professional course for advanced undergraduate students of medicine, clinical psychology and physiotherapy. 11th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, 4-7 August 2010, (International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, vol 17, p. 234). Springer, Washington, DC, USA.

Berman, Krantz, Mogensen, Ek & Nilsonne:
Inter-professional education in behavioral medicine: Training medical and clinical psychology students together in primary care for improved management of medically unexplained symptoms. Abstract, Tokyo 2008. 


Berman, Krantz et al:
Inter-professional education in Behavioral Medicine:Training medical and psychology students together in primary care. Poster, Tokyo 2008


Biddle, SJH & Mutrie, N (2008). Psychology of physical activity: Determinants, well-being and interventions (2nd edition). London: Routledge. See:


Arja R. Aro, Adrienne Stauder & Justin Nash: Education and training in behavioural medicine - A survey on practice and needs in 16 countries. (Please click here for the poster, and click here for the questions asked for the survey)