PSY 329 Psychological Perspectives on Health (3)

Examination of psychological factors involved in health. Topics include the appraisal of information concerning risks to health, the effects of social comparison on the experience of illness, control processes and coping with illness, emotional and cognitive factors associated with physiological responses to stress, psychosocial factors that moderate stress, including social relationships, personality and gender, and the process involved in attitude and behavioral change with respect to health issues.

Prerequisite: PSY 111. Cross-listed with KNH.

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