Department Information

Chair:
Dr. Judith Ouellette
Old Main, Room 132
Phone: 607-753-4218
Fax: 607-753-5738

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Course Detail

PSY 535 - Health Psychology

An overview of the main topics in health psychology, including an introduction to the research, theory and methods of health psychology. This course addresses the contributions of the field to the understanding of the antecedents of health, illness, such as heart disease, cancer, AIDS and related dysfunctions, such as substance abuse, the determinants of health promotion and maintenance, the prevention and treatment of illness, coping and to the psychology of major health problems.

Prerequisite: PSY 101 or consent of department.

(3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code O = offered occasionally
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.