PSY 150
Health Psychology
Online Course

PSY 150 Health Psychology

3 Semester Units

Health Psychology examines the correlation between health, illness, and optimal health care from a behavioral science approach. The relationship between health and behavior is explored through an integration of foundational theories, relevant research, and “real-world profiles.”

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify the determinants or factors that influence health.
  • Explain why health systems and health policy are considered determinants of health outcomes.
  • Discuss the relationship between stress and illness and identify the strategies of coping with stress.
  • Discuss the role that health psychologists have in changing health behaviors.

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