NPSY

3843

Health Psychology

Schools of Public Engagement: Social Sciences

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Health Psychology

Fall 2022

Taught By: Gina Turner

Section: A

CRN: 14613

Credits: 3

This course provides an overview of the rapidly growing field of health psychology. We examine current research to understand how biological, psychological, and social factors influence health outcomes, with a focus on chronic and life-threatening illnesses (e.g., cancer, AIDS, diabetes, hypertension, and chronic pain conditions). We explore the role of psychologists and psychological research in prevention, early detection, and adaptation to illness. Consideration is given to cultural and gender factors that influence health-related behaviors, access to and utilization of health-related resources, and health outcomes.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Social Sciences (NSOS)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: Online - Synchronous

Max Enrollment: 22

Add/Drop Deadline: September 12, 2022 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 20, 2022 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:24pm 6/26/2022 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 1:55pm - 3:45pm

Building: Online Course

Room: 999

Date Range: 8/29/2022 - 12/12/2022