Unit

School Of Psychology

Clinical Health PsychologyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101220.3

Discipline: PSYCHOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Janet Conti


Equivalent Units
B7635 - Clinical Health Psychology

Prerequisite
101213 Psychological Interventions 1

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 1546 Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) or 1812 - Master of Clinical Psychology


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Bankstown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Autumn  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
In this unit students acquire an understanding of how biological, psychological, and social factors interact in health and illness, and how the principles and intervention strategies of clinical psychology can be applied to the management of physical disorders. The practice of this branch of clinical psychology requires an understanding of the biological, psychological, and social characteristics of people with chronic and acute illness, their symptoms, the medical interventions they encounter, and the appropriate psychological interventions to help manage their conditions and enhance quality of life.


Courses
1812.1Master of Clinical PsychologyCONTINUING
1812.2Master of Clinical PsychologyCONTINUING
1812.3Master of Clinical PsychologyCURRENT




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