PSYC304 Health PsychologyUpdated: 02 November 2018
|Supervised Exam||There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The exam will either be paper-based and offered at an established exam venue or online with supervision via webcam and screen sharing technology. Coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.|
|Pre-requisites||18cp at 200 level in PSYC including PSYC202|
|Coordinator(s)||Einar Thorsteinsson (email@example.com)|
This unit introduces students to key concepts and areas of health psychology. This unit will give students the ability to (1) appreciate how health is affected by individuals' behaviours given different social environments and biological factors; (2) grasp basic human biology such as the functioning of the endocrine, immune and cardiovascular systems; (3) comprehend the effects of stressors on health and relevant buffering factors; (4) recognise underlying factors for positive and negative changes in health related behaviour; and (5) understand the effects health status and changes in health may have on individuals' behaviour.
Note: Students are expected to purchase prescribed material. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: