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Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 
Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 228 - Health Psychology

3 cr.

(Prerequisite: grade of C or higher in PSYC 110 , AP or Transfer Credit)

An overview of health psychology and its professional activities. Topics include methods of health promotion and disease prevention, theories of health behavior change, a biopsychosocial approach to treating chronic illnesses, stress/coping processes, pain management, social factors that affect health and illness, and the role of psychologists in integrated healthcare.