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An Introduction to Health Psychology


Course Information

An Introduction to Health Psychology

An accredited psychology module

Course Code

CLL 23/24_Acc_029
Course Description

Health and illness are connected to a whole range of factors that impact on our physical well-being, some of which are hereditary and many behavioural and psychological. Health psychology is a specialty area that will explore how biology, social factors and behaviour influence health and illness. This module will investigate theoretical approaches to health, and key themes of illness, coping and lifestyle. A range of historical and contemporary empirical and theoretical perspectives will be discussed as we seek to define ‘health’.

Day: Wednesday

Start Date: 17 April 2024

Tutor: Anna Horwitz BSc MA MRes PGCE

No. of weeks: 11

Start time: 7-9pm

Location: Online

Full fee: £142

Credits: 10

This course will be delivered via Zoom. Students joining the course will need access to a computer, laptop or tablet with a microphone (essential) and a webcam (desirable), as well as a reliable broadband connection.


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