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Course Overview

This course provides an introduction to the interaction of psychological and biological factors in health and illness, and the effects of psychological interventions on high- and low-risk lifestyles and medical outcomes. Students become familiar with theories of psychobiological interactions, biological systems believed to be affected by this interaction, and assessment and intervention techniques used to alter health outcomes of these interactions. Specific diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and asthma are addressed, as are treatment compliance and the role of the psychologist in the medical setting.

PSY 754

Program: Psychology

Credit: 3

Other Courses

PSY-899

Independent Study

Independent studies enable advanced study of a topic,…

Psychology

Credits 1-3

PSY-900

Dissertation Research

This course provides credit for individual student research…

Psychology

Credits 1-3

PSY-985

Advanced Clinical Psychology…

Generally taken in the fourth year or beyond,…

Psychology

Credits 1-3

PSY-986

Advanced Clinical Psychology…

Generally taken in the fourth year or beyond,…

Psychology

Credits 1-3

PSY-987

Advanced Clinical Psychology…

Generally taken in the fourth year or beyond,…

Psychology

Credits 1-3

PSY-990

APPIC Application Preparation…

The primary focus of this course is on…

Psychology

Credits 3