Dec 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 309 - Health Psychology: An Integrated Approach to Behavioral Healthcare

This course is a study of psychological influences on health and illness and the response of individuals when they do get ill. Topics include the biopsychosocial model; health promotion; the practice and modification of health behaviors; health-compromising behaviors; stress reaction and coping mechanisms; the use of health services, patient-practitioner interaction, pain and its management, management of chronic illness, and psychological issues in terminal illness.

Prerequisites & Notes
  or permission of instructor

Credits: 3

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