Academic Catalog

PSYC449 HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY

Course Code: 3710449
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Psychology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr ASLI NYAZ
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

This course is designed to explore the bio-psychosocial factors associated with health and wellness. The aim of the course is to familiarize students with behavioral changes that facilitate the acquisition and maintenance of health, primary and secondary prevention, and the role of psychosocial factors such as stress in the development of illness. Multicultural aspects of health behavior will be examined throughout the course.