The Behavioral Medicine Research Lab at UCI conducts innovative studies of biobehavioral processes related to psychological adjustment and coping in the context of chronic disease and health-related adversity with a focus on cancer survivorship.

The Behavioral Medicine Research Lab is pleased to have been awarded a research grant from the Department of Defense (Principal Investigator: M. Hoyt) to conduct a multi-year study of health-related quality of life after treatment for prostate cancer.

Processing stress-related emotions appears to have protective impact on physical health, including immune functions. This is according to our recently published paper in the Psychology & Aging.

Caregiving for a loved one at home may have a detrimental impact on sleep quality and stress hormones. Read our recently published paper in the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine.

 

Michael Hoyt, Director of the Behavioral Medicine Research Lab, will be presenting his talk, “A Biobehavioral Goal-Focused Emotion-Regulation Intervention for Young Adults with Testicular Cancer” at the International Congress of Behavioral Medicine in July 2021 in Glasgow Scotland.

Michael Hoyt, Director of the Behavioral Medicine Research Lab, invited to take part in a special symposium titled “Innovative Approaches to Address Gaps in Psychosocial Care for Individuals with Cancer" at the International Psycho-Oncology Society meeting in Kyoto, Japan

The Behavioral Medicine Research Lab is pleased to have been awarded a research grant from the UC Cancer Research Coordinating Committee to study cancer survivorship in young adult Latino men with testicular cancer.

University of California, Irvine
Behavioral Medicine Research Lab
Social Ecology II - Suite 1362
Irvine, California 92697
ph: 949.824.5281

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