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Graduate Program Regulations - Health Psychology

Psychology 5035 Health Psychology
Health psychology can be defined as the aggregate contribution of psychological science to the maintenance of health, the prevention of illness and the identification of etiologic, diagnostic and therapeutic processes in illness and related dysfunction. This course presents students with the major theories, hypotheses and data sets which bridge the realms of health/illness and behaviour. In addition, the methodologies and practices employed by health psychologists in their investigative and clinical endeavours will be discussed.
Credit Weight: 0.5