Nursing (NURS) - Health Psychology

PSYC 2506  Health Psychology


PSYC 1106 and PSYC 1107


PSYC 3926 if taken in 2001 or 2002


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




This course is an introduction to the area of Health Psychology. Topics covered will include psychology in medical settings, conducting health research, adhering to medical advice, defining and measuring stress, coping with pain, the psychology of diet and exercise, and behavioural factors associated with cardiovascular disease, cancer, smoking and other drugs. Students will be required to participate in discussion and present a seminar on a chosen topic.

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