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PSY 220: Health Psychology

[4 units]

A review of theory and research on how behavior affects health and disease as well as how disease affects behavior (e.g., cognitions, emotions, relationships) in humans. Research into behavioral interventions to improve, ameliorate, or prevent disease are also reviewed. Focus is placed on the role of behavior for the major diseases and threats to health in children, adolescents, and adults.

Open only to major(s): Social & Cognitive Sci., Psychological Sciences. Normal Letter Grade only.

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