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PSYCHOLOGY

PSYC-670
Behavioral Medicine (3)

Course Level: Graduate

Acquaints students with psychological theory, research, and practical techniques for maintaining health, preventing dysfunctions, and remediating health problems. Includes cognitive-behavioral techniques for cardiovascular risk reduction (smoking, obesity, stress, diet), exercise enhancement, time management, adherence to medical regimens, and problems with nervous, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and musculoskeletal systems. Prerequisite: admission to graduate program in psychology or health fitness management.