Health and Psychology
Provides an introduction to Health Psychology: conceptually defining health within a ‘biopsychosocial’ framework, as well as covering basic physiological functions and processes of acute and chronic illness. Major causes of morbidity and mortality are reviewed, and key aspects of health-related assessment and measurement are addressed. The roles for psychologists to work at individual and community levels to improve health will be discussed, together with relevant models of health behaviour and behaviour change.
|Faculty||Faculty of Science and Information Technology|
|School||School of Psychology|
Semester 2 - 2017
(Distance Education - Callaghan)
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
|Assumed Knowledge||It is assumed that students will have completed a four-year program in Psychology that has been accredited by the Australian Psychological Society.|
* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.
Distance Education - Callaghan
per Week for
|Timetable||2016 Course Timetables for PSYC6601|