PSYCH 518 - Introduction to Health PsychologyCredits: 3
Psychosocial factors relevant to general health maintenance, recovery from disease or injury, and the achievement of health. Topics include stress-management techniques, personality characteristics associated with disease, cognitive-emotional effects of diet and exercise, and theories of pain and pain management. Concepts of prevention and behavioral medicine are also included.
500-level psychology courses cannot be taken for graduate credit by students in psychology graduate programs.
Prerequisite: PSYCH 110.
Empirical and Quantitative Reasoning
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