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Health Psychology: the Psychology of Illness and Wellness
PSYC 362
Spring 2023
Section: 01  

This course provides an introduction to the rapidly growing field of health psychology. The mind and body are inextricably bound. Nowhere is the profundity of this connection more on display than in the context of physical injury or medical illness. We will synthesize foundational writings with selections from current research to explore the psychological theories, methods, and interventions used to support medical patients and promote physical health and well-being. We will consider the various ways psychology can enhance health promotion and medical treatment outcomes, and, through the lens of health equity, examine how social and structural factors influence them.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM PSYC
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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