Courses & Programs

Health Psychology [B]

COURSE CODE: PSY 226

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisites: PSY 110, ENG 101

An examination of how biological, psychological, and social systems interact with physical and mental health. Topics may include research in health psychology; health disparities across diverse groups; the effects of, and coping with, stress; lifestyle choices such as diet and exercise; health behaviors; illness and injury; prevention efforts; utilization of the health care system; pain management; and the development and treatment of chronic diseases.Prerequisites: PSY 110, ENG 101