PL6202
Advanced Health Psychology
This module provides an overview of current research being undertaken in health psychology. Topics to be covered will vary from semester to semester but may include, health behaviour, stress and its relationship to health, illness cognition, illness behaviour, patient-practitioner interaction, psychological factors in hospitalization, chronic illness, death and dying, psychological research on pain as well as applications of health psychology for cancer, heart disease and other health conditions.
Modular Credits: 4
Workload: 0-3-0-2-5
Pre-requisite(s): Nil
Preclusion(s): Nil
Cross-listing(s): Nil
Workload Components: A-B-C-D-E
A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial/seminar hours per week
C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc. per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week