Practical behavioral trials to advance evidence-based behavioral medicine.

  title={Practical behavioral trials to advance evidence-based behavioral medicine.},
  author={Russell E. Glasgow and Karina W. Davidson and Patricia Lynn Dobkin and Judith K. Ockene and Bonnie Spring},
  journal={Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine},
  volume={31 1},
There is a well-documented gap between research and practice in many areas of behavioral medicine. This gap is due in part to limitations in the capacity of the research database to address questions that are of central concern to clinicians, administrative decision makers, and policymakers. Thus, there has been a call for "practical clinical trials" that compare clinically viable alternative interventions and assess multiple outcomes important for clinical and policy decisions in diverse… CONTINUE READING