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Table 1 Examples of research topics published in BioPsychoSocial Medicine from January 2007 to October 2020

From: Biopsychosocial medicine research trends: connecting clinical medicine, psychology, and public health

Research area Research topics
Biological Physiological mechanisms of psychosomatic illnesses:
chronic fatigue syndrome, dizziness and tinnitus, eating disorders, irritable bowel syndrome, migraine, oral health, premenstrual symptoms, tension-type headache
Psychosomatic treatments:
Kampo medicine, psychosomatic basic care, Yoga,
Physiological markers:
auditory evoked potential, ecological momentary assessment, heart rate variability, neuroimaging, salivary amylase, very long chain fatty acids
Psychological Psychopathological concepts:
alexithymia, alexisomia, somatosensory amplification, somatosensory catastrophic thought
Psychological treatments:
behavioral activation therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness
Social Social science and medicine:
adaptation, child abuse, education and training in behavioral/psychosomatic medicine, social support, health literacy and health communication, suicide problem,
Occupational health:
effort–reward imbalance at work, work engagement, work stress