PSY306 Psychology of Health and Wellbeing

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PSY306 Psychology of Health and Wellbeing


This course introduces you to major theoretical and empirical perspectives on the psychology of health and wellbeing. It examines the psychosocial determinants of health and wellness, and will allow you to see parallels with your own health priorities. It focuses on psychological methods of health protection and illness prevention. The role of health psychology in health care settings, behaviour, stress management and identification and treatment of chronic conditions and life threatening illnesses will be covered.

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PSY200 and PSY201
Semester of offer: *
  • Sippy Downs: Semester 1
Student contribution band:
Band 1
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* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

PSY306 Course Outline Semester 1, 2017 (PDF 503KB) Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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