Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


HLTHPSYC 714 - Health Psychology

15 Points

Semester 1
Grafton

Description


A review of the psychological factors involved in health and illness. Topics include: the understanding of patient behaviour in medical settings, preventative health behaviour, cognitive models of illness, stress and illness, communication and adherence to treatment, the psychology of physical symptoms and coping with chronic disease.

Programme


This is a core course for:

Additional information


Places in this course are limited with preference given to students who have been admitted to the Master of Health Psychology programme. Other students who have completed courses in health psychology, psychology, or comparable social sciences courses may apply for an enrolment concession.

Course Director


Course Administrator