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ADPS 1145 Social Psychology of Health and Illness (Fall: 4 )


Course Description

What happens to the personality, thinking process, value system, the mind body when sickness strikes? What is disease and how does it impact the core of who we are, what we believe and how we act? How and why do people consider their health, change health practices and accept or reject new information. Class explores how classic and contemporary theory and research in social psychology apply to how people think about health and illness and its impact on the whole person.


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Last Updated: 20-Feb-14