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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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PSYC 348 Stress and Health (1)

This course will explore the psychological, biological, and sociological influences that affect individual's abilities to cope with stress and illness and promote health. Topics to be examined include how the body's systems function, the promotion of health-enhancing behaviors and the prevention of health-compromising behaviors, stress and its effects on the individual, coping with stress, coping with pain and chronic illnesses, the interface between stress and cardiovascular disease, and psychoneuroimmunology.

Prerequisite: PSYC 210

  • Offering: Alternate falls
  • Instructor: Edelson