Aug 01, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

PSYC 481 - Health Psychology/ Behavioral Medicine

4 Hour(s) Credit
A scientific, research-based examination of the ways in which psychological factors may relate to physical health and disease, including behavioral and emotional protective and risk factors for disease from a biopsychosocial perspective. Students will explore the psychological consequences of physical disease and disability, as well as common intervention approaches within clinical health psychology and behavioral medicine. Designed for psychology majors and students in the health sciences who have an understanding of basic psychological principles.
Three hours per week with enhancement.
Prerequisites PSYC 101 , junior or senior standing is suggested.