Health Psychology

Summer Session 2021: June 1-June 24

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

Students log in daily through the Chico Portal at www.csuchico.edu to access Blackboard for course material and assignments. This course is offered through Regional & Continuing Education. Additional fees apply. More information at rce.csuchico.edu/summer

Class Details

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

WWW ONLINE

Class Registration Information

Class #
1063
Course
PSYC 323 -
SECT 701
Units
3
Fees
Amount per Unit
  • $302 / unit
Capacity
9/49
Class Meeting Dates

06/01/2021 - 06/24/2021

Days

Times

PSYC 323 - SECT 701

Health Psychology

Class: 1063 Units: 3 Fees: $906.00

M-F 06/01/2021 - 06/24/2021

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