SEM: PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Psychology
Course Number: 
340
Institution: 
Smith College
Seminar. We examine scientific perspectives on how psychological and social factors influence the development and progression of physical health and illness. Major topics include psychosocial origins of health disparities, relationships and health, emotion and disease, placebo effects, and complementary and alternative medical approaches. Emphasis is placed on critically evaluating current research and designing appropriate future studies. Prerequisites: PSY 100 and PSY 202. Enrollment preference is given to those who have completed a health psychology course.
Comments: 
Instructor Permission. Not open to first-years, sophomores
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
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Schedule #: 
10191-F17

Course Sections

SEM: PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Benita Jackson bjackson@smith.edu TTh 10:30-11:50 BASS 211