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PSYC0440

Health Psychology

Health Psychology
In this course we will explore contributions of psychological research and theory to the treatment, management, and prevention of illness, as well as the promotion of health. Students will consider how the psychological study of health has led to new insights of mind-body connections. We will primarily focus on health issues in the United States, but we will also explore health in a global context. Course readings and activities will focus on such topics as HIV/AIDS, obesity, stress management, and health promotion behaviors. Students will choose a health promotion topic that will be pursued in greater detail throughout the course, and present their work in class. (Open to junior and senior psychology majors, others by approval) 3 hr. sem.
Subject:
Psychology
Department:
Psychology
Division:
Social Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
SOC

Sections

Spring 2015

PSYC0440A-S15 Seminar (Moeller)

Fall 2013

PSYC0440A-F13 Seminar (Moeller)