Health psychology uses the biopsychosocial model to examine the interaction of health with physiological, psychological and behavioral processes and the social/cultural environment. Topics include the effects of stress on health, health protective factors, theories of health behavior change, coping, social support and chronic illness. The laboratory component of class allows students hands on experience designing and conducting health psychology research with single subject and group designs. Prerequisite: PSY 100.
|PSY 100||1 course|