Unit

School Of Psychology

Psychology and HealthWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101614.4

Discipline: BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCE

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
David Arness


Equivalent Units
400136 - Introduction to the Psychology of Health, 700060 - Psychology and Health (WSTC)

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Summer A (Nov 2019-Feb 2020)  Yes  Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  David Arness  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Spring  Yes  Online - ONLINE  David Arness  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Spring  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  David Arness  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Sydney City Session 1  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  Andrey Zheluk  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Sydney City Session 3  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  John Mcguire  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit provides an introduction to the psychology of health, mental health, and health-related behaviour, as relevant to health science professions. Students will be introduced to the principles and applications of psychology and health behaviour, using a biopsychosocial framework. This will be followed by an examination of the psychological aspects of injury and illness and an introduction to psychological interventions related to health concerns. Emphasis is upon understanding health status and mental illness in light of relevant theory and research.


Courses
1793.1Bachelor of Science, Criminology and Psychological StudiesCONTINUING
1793.2Bachelor of Science, Criminology and Psychological StudiesCONTINUING
4656.1Bachelor of Health ScienceCONTINUING
4656.2Bachelor of Health ScienceCONTINUING
4658.2Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CONTINUING
4658.3Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CONTINUING
4658.4Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CURRENT
4659.4Bachelor of Health Science (Personal Development, Health and Physical Education)CONTINUING
4661.4Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Podiatric MedicineCONTINUING
4662.4Bachelor of Health Science/Master of PhysiotherapyCONTINUING
4663.2Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Occupational TherapyCONTINUING
4669.1Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedicine)CURRENT
4706.2Bachelor of PhysiotherapyCURRENT
4708.1Bachelor of Podiatric MedicineCURRENT
4709.1Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine (Honours)CURRENT
4711.1Bachelor of Occupational TherapyCURRENT
4712.1Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)CURRENT
4733.1Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)CURRENT
4742.1Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)-Pathway to Teaching (Secondary)CURRENT
4747.2Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)CURRENT
4763.1Bachelor of Speech PathologyCURRENT
4764.1Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours)CURRENT


Specialisations

KT4000.1Health PromotionCONTINUING
KT4001.1Health Services ManagementCONTINUING
KT4002.1Therapeutic RecreationCONTINUING
KT4004.1Public HealthCURRENT
MT4000.1Clinical SciencesCURRENT
MT4001.1Health PromotionCURRENT
MT4002.1Health Services ManagementCURRENT
MT4003.1Public HealthCURRENT
MT4004.1Recreational TherapyCURRENT




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