2021–2022 Walden University Catalog (September 2021) 
    
    Jul 07, 2022  
2021–2022 Walden University Catalog (September 2021) [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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