PSYCH 401 - Special Problems in Psychology as a Social Science
Section: 007 Health Psychology
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Enforced Prerequisites:
One of the following: PSYCH 111, 112, 114, or 115.
Other Course Info:
Only 6 credits of PSYCH 400, 401, 402 combined may be counted toward a concentration plan in Psychology, and a maximum of 12 credits may be counted toward graduation.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This undergraduate course provides an introduction to health psychology by examining biological, psychological and social factors that contribute to the enhancement of health and the treatment and prevention of illness. Health psychology is a relatively new and growing field that addresses issues about how people stay healthy, why we become ill, and how people respond when we become ill. Course topics will include factors that motivate healthy habits and lifestyles, methods to prevent illness and enhance healthy behaviors, coping strategies, and stress management. Additionally, the course will include information on chronic medical conditions (e.g., cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, HIV/AIDS), pain management, alternative medicine, and the health care system.

Course Requirements:

Grades will be determined by exams, participation, and a change project/paper.

Class Format:

The course consists of lectures, classroom discussions, relevant videos and self-reflection papers.

PSYCH 401 - Special Problems in Psychology as a Social Science
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Note: Psych 401-011 meets in the Pillsbury Room, East Hall. Take East Hall Church St. entrance elevator to floor "4M".
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ISBN: 9781319015862
Health Psychology A Biopsychosocial Approach. Fifth Edition, Author: Richard O. Straub, Publisher: Worth, Macmillan Learning 5TH 2017
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