Health Psychology with Lab
An examination of the psychological effects of
health behavior, physical effects of psychological
experiences, and theories of health behavior.
Applies social psychological perspectives to such
topics as stress-related diseases, placebo
effects, doctor-patient interactions, dying, and
the hospital environment. Additionally, covers
theories and research on preventive health
behavior; adherence to medical treatment; health
lifestyles; substance use and abuse; and anxiety
and depression in medical illness. Laboratory
component is a qualitative study of individuals'
Prerequisite(s): Two courses beyond PSY 112, and either PSY 209 or MAT 109