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PSY 375. Health Psychology. 3 Credit Hours.

This course is an overview of the primary areas within Health Psychology. These include an overview of the history of health psychology, methodological issues in health psychology research, the biopsychosocial model of health and illness, basic systems of the body, stress, illness, and coping, lifestyle enhancement and illness prevention, health promotion, dealing with chronic illness, proper utilization of the health care system, pain, life threatening health problems, and future issues for health psychology.
Prerequisites: PSY 260 or PSY 263
Session Cycle: Varies
Yearly Cycle: Alternate Years.