PSYC-242 Health Psychology

Reviews important topics in this field from both the psychological and biomedical perspective. Topics covered include stress and its management, health-related decision making, chronic disease, and the involvement of psychosocial factors in medical care settings. Emphasis is placed on evaluating the impact of these areas upon everyday life and in clinical settings. Prerequisite: PSYC-101 and sophomore standing. 4 SH. CC: Interdisciplinary.