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HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY (4 cr.)
This course is a study of current literature, theory and application of health psychology and behavioral medicine principles to health-related issues. You will learn about the psychological aspects of physical illness/wellness, modification of health-related behaviors, patient-practitioner communication, adherence to a treatment plan, stress and coping, and the management of chronic and terminal illness. Offered in alternate years. Prerequisites: PSYC 1001 and 3010 or permission of the instructor.