2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Apr 20, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 5745 - Health Psychology


(5 cr.) Students in this course review the field of health psychology with a focus on the biopsychosocial model, and behavioral and biomedical theories are also discussed. Topics include the effect of psychological (personality), behavioral (health behaviors and coping), and social factors (stress and physician-patient relationships) on physical health and wellness. The course specifically addresses cardiovascular and immune health with a discussion of heart disease, stroke, cancer, and HIV/AIDS.



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