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Psychology of Stress and Health
PSYC 315
Spring 2017 not offered

There has been an increasing interest in understanding the relationship between stress and health. This seminar will provide students with an overview of this relationship and the many types of research being conducted. Some of the broader topics of this class are understanding the basics of health psychology, knowing what stress is according to the biopsychosocial model, describing various methods for studying stress and health, and identifying factors underlying health habits and lifestyles. Additionally, students will look at positive health outcomes and gender and cultural differences in stress and health. Finally, various health issues (e.g., cancer, sleep behaviors, pain, and exercise) will be discussed.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS PSYC
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)

Last Updated on MAY-24-2024
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