Health Psychology

Winter Session 2020

Description

This course provides an introduction to the field of health psychology which is the field within psychology devoted to understanding psychological influences on how people stay healthy, why they become ill, and how they respond when they do get ill. Topics include a study of health psychology as a profession, the bio-psychosocial model of health, health belief models and human behavior, health-compromising and health-enhancing behaviors, cognitive-behavioral approaches to behavior change, stress and coping, personality and health, and psychological issues in heart disease, cancer, AIDS, and other diseases.

Class Notes

Online students log on daily at any time to the Chico State Portal Connection at www.csuchico.edu to access course updates from faculty and/or review material.

Class Details

Instructor
Instructor Name (static text): 
Tafalla, Richard J
Location

WWW ONLINE

Class Registration Information

Class #
1058
Course
PSYC 323 -
SECT 101
Units
3
Fees
Amount per Unit
  • $302 / unit
Capacity
9/49
Class Meeting Dates

01/02/2020 - 01/17/2020

Days

Times

PSYC 323 - SECT 101

Health Psychology

Class: 1058 Units: 3 Fees: $906.00

M-F 01/02/2020 - 01/17/2020

This course provides an introduction to the field of health psychology which is the field within psychology devoted to understanding psychological influences on how people stay healthy, why they become ill, and how they respond when they do get ill. Topics include a study of health psychology as a profession, the bio-psychosocial model of health, health belief models and human behavior, health-compromising and health-enhancing behaviors, cognitive-behavioral approaches to behavior change, stress and coping, personality and health, and psychological issues in heart disease, cancer, AIDS, and other diseases.

Class Notes

This course provides an introduction to the field of health psychology which is the field within psychology devoted to understanding psychological influences on how people stay healthy, why they become ill, and how they respond when they do get ill. Topics include a study of health psychology as a profession, the bio-psychosocial model of health, health belief models and human behavior, health-compromising and health-enhancing behaviors, cognitive-behavioral approaches to behavior change, stress and coping, personality and health, and psychological issues in heart disease, cancer, AIDS, and other diseases.

Instructor
Instructor Name (static text): 
Tafalla, Richard J
Location
WWW ONLINE