PSY 317 (SA)
The objectives of this course are to understand the psychosocial processes that influence health and health care delivery. Topics to be examined are the psychophysiological and sociocultural bases of health and illness; pain; adaptation to chronic illness; stress; personality and illness; death, dying, and grief; substance use; health promoting behaviors; patient adherence; physician-patient communication; health care; and medical ethics and utilization.
Sample reading list:
Sarafino, E.P. and Smith, T.W., Health Psychology: Biopsychosocial Interactions
Two midterm exams, one paper, and a final exam.
Mid Term Exam - 45%
Final Exam - 25%
Papers - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
One prior psychology course..
Open to PSY Concentrators Only 20
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