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Dr. Susan Sage Heinzelman, Director 2505 University Avenue, A4900, Burdine Hall 536, Austin Texas 78712 • 512-471-5765

Spring 2004

WGS 345 • Psychosocial Issues In Women's Health-W

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
44560 TTh
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
BEL 602A
Holahan

Course Description

This course examines psychosocial issues in women's physical and mental health. The course will include a broad definition of women's health that, in addition to traditional reproductive issues, will consider disorders more common in women than in men, such as depression and eating disorders, and the leading causes of death in women, such as coronary heart disease. In addition, the course will include gender influences on health risk behaviors, such as smoking and physical inactivity, and societal influences on women's health through a consideration of social norms and roles.

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