Unit

School Of Psychology

Psychology and HealthWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101614.1

Discipline: PSYCHOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Janette Perz


Equivalent Units
400136.1 Introduction to the Psychology of Health

Teaching Periods
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About this Unit
This unit provides an introduction to the psychology of health and behaviour as relevant to the health sciences. Students will be introduced to the principles and applications of psychology and health behaviour using a developmental framework. This will be followed by an examination of the psychological aspects of injury and illness and an introduction to psychological interventions for health concerns. Emphasis is upon to understanding health status and behaviour in light of relevant theory and research.



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