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Course Title: HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
Psychological research can be used to understand how the interaction between perception and cognition with the body’s immune system affects the development of illness service delivery to individuals who have psychological problems as the result of illness, and planned healthcare programs to reduce the incidence and/or duration of physical health problems. This course will provide an overview of the role that psychology is playing in the healthcare system and will focus on scientific psychological research linking our thoughts, feelings, and behavior to physical health.
Prerequisite: PSY 0101 and junior standing