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  • PSYCHOLOGY 126    Section:


    Spring Quarter 2008

    Units: 4
    Prerequisites: Psychology 1, 41 and 101.

    Course Description:


    Health psychology deals with the relationship between psychological factors and health and illness.  This includes attitudes, emotions, and relationships that foster good health and conversely, those that place people at risk for illness. The primary objectives of this course are to familiarize you with the basic ideas, research methods, and research findings in the field.   You will gain an appreciation of how psychological factors can and must be integrated with biomedical approaches to the treatment of illness, and the maintenance and promotion of good health.  It is expected that you will become sophisticated consumers of the research in health psychology, and will be able to critically evaluate research and theory in this area of psychology.


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    198 Young M W   12:10 PM - 2:00 PM
    Instructor Instructor Email Office Office Hours
    Robert Emmons , Ph.D. 102'0' Young Hall T 2:30-4, W 1:30-3