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PSY3110 Clinical Health Psychology

Short Description: Clinical Health Psychology
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Psychology and Counselling
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 090701 - Psychology
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 23 May 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: PSY3030

Synopsis

This course will consider psychological factors involved in the area of health and disease from the theoretical perspectives of social psychology as they relate to behavioural change. It will discuss psychological research methods in their application to health. Students will examine health-related behaviours, such as coping with disease and pain, attitude to medical advice, smoking, diet, exercise, alcohol use, sexual practices, and injury prevention. Finally future challenges facing psychology in its relationship to health will be outlined. The course will be offered in the form of twelve modules on-campus and externally.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 Online