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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2017-18


PSYC 54.02 Health Psychology

This course will explore the role of psychology and health. We will review both empirical/research and clinical psychology contributions to: 1) chronic physical illness; and 2) health promotion. This course utilizes a multi-modal learning approach and will include lectures, readings, large and small group class discussions, videos, guest speakers, and outside of the classroom/DHMC learning opportunities Through in-depth study of medical conditions such as diabetes, cystic fibrosis, cancer and chronic physical pain, we will explore the impact of illnesses on the individual/family, the role of development/cognitive factors in illness, adherence/self-management issues, and "medical treatment" issues including doctor/patient communication and medical system aspects of care. We will also review health promotion/behavior change strategies. 

Instructor

Detzer

Prerequisite

PSYC 1 or PSYC 6

Distributive and/or World Culture

SOC

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Offered

18W: 3A