PSY 452: Health Psychology

Prerequisite: PSY 101, 202, 205, 220 (or 201 or 215), 250, 304, 308, and one content methods course (PSY 390/391/392/393/394/395/396 or PSY 210): PSY majors only.

General Education requirement: 5A - Capstone Study

Provides an overview of health psychology: the scientific study of behaviors and cognitive processes related to health states. It addresses the mind/body connection, the influence of social and physical environments on our health, cognitive processing of health information, health belief models and the link between personality traits and health. The interactions between these biological, psychological, and social influences on individuals' health states are examined from an empirical perspective.

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3.00 credits
Section 01: Undergraduate Lecture
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Location: Synchronous Online

Class: #13403

Tue, Jan 19, 2021 - Wed, Apr 28, 2021

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