Dec 05, 2021  
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PSY 1060 - Introduction to Health Psychology

Credits: 3
Examines ways in which psychological factors can affect health and well being as well as the influences of cultural and biopsychosocial factors on mental and physical health and health/illness related behaviors. Topics include primary prevention of illness, health enhancing and health damaging behaviors, psychosomatic illness, stress and coping, pain management, and how individuals interact with the health care system.

Prerequisites: Students must meet basic skills policy requirements. No other course prerequisites required.


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