PS 343 - Psychology, Health and Well-Being: Moving Beyond Just Treating Mental Disorders

The aim of this course is to provide a comprehensive view of the biopsychosocial framework of human well-being and health and its implications. We will cover evidence supporting the role of psychosocial determinants of health, and chronic stress as the underlying mechanism. In class presentations are designed to enhance critical thinking and awareness of key topics such as placebo effect, type A personality, social support, and socioeconomic status.

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Course Information

Discipline(s):

Psychology

Term(s) Offered:

Fall
Spring

Credits:

3

Language of instruction:

English

Contact Hours:

45

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