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Health Psychology
PSYC 235
Fall 2008 not offered

This course will introduce the major theories of health behavior (e.g., health belief model, transtheoretical model, theory of reasoned action/planned behavior, social learning theory, and public health models). The course will also cover the influence and application of these theories to current efforts to promote change in specific health behaviors, including substance use and abuse; cigarette smoking; exercise, diet, and other health-related behaviors and disorders. Students will develop a working knowledge of the history, major research theories, and constructs and will be exposed to a variety of practical applications within the field of health psychology.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS PSYC
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: PSYC101 OR PSYC105
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)

Last Updated on MAY-20-2024
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