HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Psychology

Course Number: 
225
Institution: 
Smith College
This course will provide an overview of health psychology using concepts, theories, methods, and applications of the field. We will critically examine state-of-the-art research and current gaps in knowledge to explore topics including: definitions of health and illness; stress and coping; health behaviors; and health promotion. Emphasis will be placed on the ways psychological factors interact with the social, cultural, economic, and environmental contexts of health.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Schedule #: 
39956-S13

Course Sections

HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Benita Jackson

bjackson@smith.edu

TTh 10:30-11:50

BASS 102