82:270 Psychology of Health I [Edguer]

Prerequisite: 82:161 or permission of Instructor.

This course will focus on the theoretical and research contributions of psychology to health maintenance and promotion. Topics will include: stress and coping, the impact of stress on health, stress management, and factors contributing to health enhancing behaviours, and health compromising behaviours. This course content will be examined through a combination of lectures, discussions and presentation of assigned topics.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Instructor: Nukte Edguer