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Health Psychology (= PSY 220)


Health Psychology uses the biopsychosocial approach to examine how psychological factors influence health and how they can be used to change health behaviors.   Specific emphasis will be placed on pain, chronic illness, nicotine use, and obesity.  This class also includes a community-based learning experience.

Social-Scientific Thought requirement.
Health and Human Values interdisciplinary minor credit.


PSY 101 or permission of the instructor.