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James W. Pennebaker, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Summer 2004

PSY f341K • Health Psychology

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
87405 MTWThF
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
NOA 1.126
HOLAHAN

Course Description

Psychological influences on how people stay healthy, why they become ill, and how they respond when they do get ill. Topics will include: Health behavior and primary prevention, stress and coping, the patient in the treatment setting, and the management of chronic illness. Particular attention will be addressed to research issues in health psychology.

Grading Policy

Exams: 4 - multiple choice

Texts

Taylor. Health psychology. (5th ed.) 

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