Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Health and Social Impact - Health Psychology

PSYC 2506  Health Psychology


PSYC 1106 and PSYC 1107 or enrolment in the on-campus BScN program


PSYC 3926 if taken in 2001 or 2002


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




Students examine and evaluate the research in various areas of health psychology. Students explore the psychological aspects of medical settings, issues related to conducting health related psychological research, issues around successfully 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 drugs.

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