PSYC339

Health Psychology and Behaviour Change

30 points, 0.2500 EFTS

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Description

This is an introductory course in health psychology. The focus is on the contributions of behavioural science to the promotion of health and the treatment of illness. Topics covered include determinants of health-related behaviours (e.g. smoking, diet), individual and population approaches to behaviour change, stress and coping, adjustment to illness.

Pre-requisites