2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (March 2018) 
    
    Aug 06, 2020  
2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (March 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CPSY 8242 - Changing Health Behavior: Theory and Practice


(5 cr.) Students in this course will review past and current models of health behavior change, disease prevention, disease management, and relapse prevention. Coverage of health-related issues includes dietary needs, tobacco and drug use, safer sexual practices, and stress management. In addition, students will examine the analysis of behavior change within specific populations (young, elderly, cognitively impaired, etc.) and factors that predict or serve as obstacles to lifestyle change and adherence. (Prerequisite(s): PSYC 8745.)



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