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Elsevier launches new journal: Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science

Official journal of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science now available

Oxford, January 21, 2012 - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of the official journal of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, the Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science (JCBS).

Joseph Ciarrochi of University of Western Sydney, Editor-in-Chief of the journal said, "JCBS offers a systematic and pragmatic approach to the understanding of behavior, the solution of human problems, and the promotion of human growth and development. The journal publishes papers written by researchers, practitioners, and theoreticians from different intellectual traditions."

"The international community of ACBS is quite thrilled to now have our first issue of JCBS available. It has been a long time in the making with the help of a dedicated editorial staff, Elsevier, and of course our community of thousands of researchers and practitioners from around the world," added ACBS President-Elect, Sonja Batten. "With publishing the best of our work in JCBS we are working towards meeting our mission to be dedicated to the advancement of functional contextual cognitive and behavioral science and practice so as to alleviate human suffering and advance human well being. We look forward to many years of creating a meaningful publication that we hope can truly have positive impact."

The launch of the first issue of the journal (December 2012) is now available online on ScienceDirect; going forward in 2013 it will be published as a quarterly journal.

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For more information, go to: www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-contextual-behavioral-science

About the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science

Founded in 2005 (incorporated in 2006) the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) is dedicated to the advancement of functional contextual cognitive and behavioral science and practice so as to alleviate human suffering and advance human well being.

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include ScienceDirect, Scopus, Reaxys, ClinicalKey and Mosby's Nursing Suite, which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, and the SciVal suite and MEDai's Pinpoint Review, which help research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world-leading provider of professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

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Lyndsay Scholefield
Elsevier
+ 44 1865 843825
l.scholefield@elsevier.com



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